Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) announced on 14 May that its Sirte Oil Company (SOC) subsidiary “completed successful development drilling of well FF03-6” at Istiklal gas field in the Sirte basin.

NOC said testing of the well was completed 12 May with the following preliminary results: drilling with a 64/32” choke tested at 263 b/d of condensate and 7.103mn cfd of gas, a 40/64” choke resulted in 328 b/d and 11.725mn cfd, while the 64/48” choke produced the most with 455 b/d and 13.979mn cfd. (CONTINUED - 189 WORDS)