-- Multizone southeast Texas exploration set Two independents plan to explore mainly for gas in several formations in San Jacinto County, Tex., in an area on trend with Double A Wells field in Polk County.
-- Putumayo well logs oil pay in four zones Gran Tierra Energy Inc., Calgary, set casing to test a field wildcat that logged potential oil pay in four Cretaceous zones on the Chaza Block in the Putumayo basin in southern Colombia.
-- Murphy Oil lets Thunder Hawk contracts Murphy Oil Corp. has let several contracts to Intec Engineering for detailed design of flowlines and export pipelines for the Thunder Hawk project on Mississippi Canyon Block 734 in the Gulf of Mexico.
-- Barbados The Barbados Ministry of Energy and the Environment will launch a 2007 offshore licensing round with the offer of 20 blocks on the shelf and deepwater Northeast Caribbean Deformed Belt.
-- Nicaraguan exploration well noncommercial Norwood Resources Ltd., Calgary, was moving to test its first indicated discovery in the Sandino basin of western Nicaragua after it plugged its second well there as noncommercial.
-- Falcon to develop Mako Trough in Hungary Timing remains uncertain, but Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd., Denver, plans to develop a vast basin-centered gas accumulation in southeastern Hungary, where it just announced an oil discovery.
-- Polk County Austin chalk lateral gauged Meridian Resource Corp., Houston, said it is evaluating the merits of single lateral wells to develop Austin chalk oil and gas adjacent to Double A Wells Woodbine field in Polk County, southeast Texas.