By Rick Wilkinson
MELBOURNE, Dec. 21 -- Origin Energy Ltd., Sydney, and Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL, Perth, have begun a 3,200 km 2D seismic survey across two blocks off Kenya to assess prospects on Blocks L8 and L9.
Block L8 contains the Mbawa prospect, which is expected to be the partnership's first drilling target. Mbawa is in 500-800 m of water. Origin is operator.