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Baraka Provides Heron-1 Drilling Update

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 11/14/2006, Location: Africa

Baraka Petroleum Limited has been provided with an update on the drilling of Heron-1 within Coastal Block 20 in Mauritania byoperator and joint venture partner CNPC International Mauritania Limited (CNPCIM). This update is as follows:

The land-drilling rig ZJ50LDB operated by drilling operator GWDC (Great Wall Drilling Company) has continued drilling the CNPCIM operated Heron-1 exploration well in coastal Block 20 onshoreMauritania, West Africa.

On 13th November 2006, the well was drilling ahead at a depth of 939metres in 12 ¼ inch hole.

The well has encountered largely claystone dominated sequences with recurring limestone intervals to the current depth of 939 metres.

The primary objective for Heron-1 is at approximately 2000m in Cenomanian sandstones and a secondary target at approximately 3600m in Aptian sandstones and limestone.

The Total Depth (TD) of the Heron-1 well is proposed at 3800m. The drilling of exploration well Heron-1 is expected to take approximately 3 months to complete to a depth of 3,800m and will include four casing strings.

CNPCIM is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNPC International Limited (CNPCI) and is Operator of Block 20 with 65% interest. Baraka Petroleum's interest in Block 20 is 35%.

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