-- Harken reports positive test results on Cajaro well Global Energy Development PLC, the international unit of Harken Energy Corp., Houston, expects to start production by May 15 from the Cajaro 1 well on its Cajaro Association Contract in Colombia.
-- Enterprise gets thumbs down for Corrib terminal in Ireland Enterprise Energy Ireland Ltd. and partners Statoil ASA and Marathon International Petroleum Hibernia are huddling to determine an alternate development scheme for Corrib field after local authorities in Ireland refused them permission Wednesday to build an onshore terminal on the country's northwestern coast.
-- Newfield reports deep shelf discovery Newfield Exploration Co. Thursday reported a deep shelf discovery on West Cameron Block 73 about 10 miles off Louisiana that it said could exceed a predrill reserve estimate of 50 bcfe.
-- Pakistan awards Paige-RDC JV Block No. 3168-1 exploration license Pakistan granted a petroleum exploration license Apr. 24 to Bahamas-based Paige Ltd. and its local joint venture partner RDC International (Pvt.) Ltd. for Block No.3168-1 in the Zhob District of Balochistan Province. The block, which covers 1120 sq km, falls in prospectivity Zone 1.
-- TotalFinaElf group to develop Sein, Badamyar fields off Myanmar A TotalFinaElf-led consortium is again considering the development of Sein and Badamyar fields in the Gulf of Martaban to augment natural gas deliveries from adjacent Yadana field, all on Blocks M-5 and M-6 about 320 km south of Rangoon, Myanmar (OGJ Online, June 14, 2002).
-- OMV achieves record test rate in Sawan gas field well OMV (Pakistan) Exploration GMBH, a 100% subsidiary of OMV Aktiengesellschaft, said its Sawan 7 production well in Pakistan's Sawan gas field flowed on test at the rate of 101 MMscfd of gas. The well is expected to produce at a sustainable rate of 85 MMscfd of natural gas, OMV said, and 255 MMscfd of gas will be produced from six other Sawan wells by yearend.
-- Lasmo wins license to explore Pakistan Block 2667-6 Pakistan Wednesday granted an oil exploration license to Lasmo Oil Pakistan Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of ENI SPA of Italy, for Block 2667-6 (Gorakh) in Pakistan's prospectivity Zone II. The license covers an area 2,482.44 sq km in the Dadu, Lasbela, and Khuzdar districts of Sindh and Balochistan provinces.
-- Yukon Canada Southern Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, said all parties in litigation involving Kotaneelee gas field have engaged in serious discussions for several months in an effort to reach a settlement.
-- Marathon reports oil discovery off Norway Marathon Oil Corp.'s wholly owned subsidiary Marathon Petroleum Norge AS Tuesday reported an oil discovery on its Kneler 25/4-7 well on production license (PL) 203, about 140 miles from Stavanger, Norway.