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Shell: More Than 100 Oil Wells Drilled In Jordan In 2 Years

OCTOBER 5, 2011, 8:26 A.M. ET

By Hassan Hafidh

Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES

AMMAN (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) has drilled more than 100 wells in Jordan in the two years since it a concession agreement to explore for oil from the country’s vast oil shale reserves, a person familiar with the project said.

Shell signed a production-sharing agreement with Jordan in May 2009 and pledged to spend some $500 million for exploration, assessment and designs on the project.

The project aims at exploring for and, if successful, developing and producing oil from Jordan’s vast oil shale resources that are estimated at 40 billion metric tons. read more

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Jordan seeks oil riches from shale deposits

In May, Royal Dutch Shell signed a deal to explore and possibly eventually exploit Jordan’s deep oil shale deposits, which are among the world’s largest.

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Jordan Signs Oil Shale Deal with Shell

The Jordanian government has finalized negotiations with the European oil and energy giant Royal Dutch Shell over an agreement for the extractions of oil from oil shale, following the signing in December of an initial agreement between the company and the Natural Resource Authority, the Jordanian newspaper Jordan Times reported.

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Shell to sign deal to explore Jordanian oil shale

AMMAN (MarketWatch) -- Royal Dutch Shell PLC is in the final stages of striking a concession agreement with the Jordanian government to explore oil from the country's vast oil shale, a senior official at the state-run Natural Resources Authority said Thursday.

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