Taroudante - Amina Benkhadra, the director of Morocco’s Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining (ONHYM), announced on Thursday in Dar El Gueddari that the drilling program at the Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen region has been successful with 19 out of 22 wells drilled testing positive for natural gas."This campaign has been very promising since 19 out of the 22 wells drilled were considered positive," she told MAP, during a visit to the site CGD-13 wells, organized by ONHYM and its partner, Ireland-based Circle Oil.

Larbi is a freelance writer and assistant editor at Morocco World News.