OMV Starts Operations in Tunisia

EnergyOil & Gas ♦ Published: April 27, 2011; 08:22 ♦ (Vindobona)

El-Badr-5 is the first OMV operated production well to go into operation with a production of 1,500 boe/d. Durra production concession has been granted. Both assets were part of the Pioneer portfolio acquired earlier this year.

OMV Starts Operations in Tunisia / Picture: ©

OMV took over the operation of the Cherouq production concession on February 18, 2011 as part of the Pioneer acquisition. El-Badr-5, currently producing 1,500 boe/d is the first well that was tied into the Cherouq facilities under OMV.

Furthermore the Tunisian Minister of Industry and Technology granted the production rights to the 40 km² Durra concession to OMV Anaguid Ltd.…