Astarte

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an ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertility

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In mid-1997, Elf sold its Tunisian assets to Atlantic Richfield (Arco) of the US, which included the offshore Ashtart field.
Elf and ETAP decided in 1984 to launch a $100m project to develop Ashtart so that output could be stepped up from 18,000 to 30,000 b/d, and be maintained at that level for at least four or five years.
Similarly, the great priest of Ashtart in Cyprus agreed to join the expedition with his family on the condition that he was permitted to keep the position of great priest of the goddess for his family (Just.
The Eni-Agip operated El Borma field, located close to the Algerian border, and the Ashtart complex both contain over 100m barrels of proven reserves and almost 75% of output is produced on these two fields.
These fields, which include, among others, Hasdrubal, Salambo, Bouri and Ashtart, have estimated recoverable reserves which total over 1.
In "A propos de Milkou, Milkart et Milk' ashtart," Pierre Bordreuil nicely brings together the many references to mlk in Ugaritic and Phoenician texts.
Tunisia's crude oil output comes many small fields, of which the largest are: Adam, Didon, el-Borma and Ashtart.
Ashtart was found in 1971 by Elf in an offshore area and came on stream in December 1973.
Most oil production comes from just two fields: the Ashtart complex and Eni-Agip's El Borma field, close to the Algerian border.
Other notable international reserve additions include 60 million barrels from the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan through the LUKARCO joint venture and 24 million barrels added from the Ashtart oil field offshore Tunisia.
Found in 1971 by Elf Hydrocarbures Tunisie, Ashtart is Tunisia's first offshore field in the Gulf of Gabes 80 km south-east of Sfax.
Portions of the multi-prospect block lie along the productive trends of the very large el-Bouri (Libya) and Ashtart (Tunisia) oilfields which are reported to have produced over 750m barrels and 250m barrels of oil, respectively.
In addition, we completed the purchase of a 50% interest in the producing Ashtart oil field and related exploration properties offshore Tunisia.
35m tonnes in 1992 as production from the large Ezzaouia and Ashtart fields declines.
The 290 million barrel Ashtart field lies about 2 miles to the north and the 750 million barrel Bouri field lies about 30 miles to the east.