Kuwait Energy discovered oil pay at a total depth of 2700 m, at the Faihaa-1 exploration well, on Block 9 in Northern Basra, Iraq. The well flowed 20°API oil from the Mishrif formation at a rate of 2,000 B/D, through a 32/64-in. choke. Kuwait Energy (70%) is the operator, with partner Dragon Oil (30%).
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