BP Drills at Jordan’s Risha to Assess Gas Reserves, Al Arab Says

April 18 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc started drilling exploratory wells at the Risha natural-gas deposit in Jordan, near the border with Iraq, to assess reserves, Al Arab Al Yawm reported.

BP will draft a detailed report on the volume of gas reserves in the field after drilling the wells, the newspaper reported, citing an unidentified official at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

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