-- Colombia A unit of Apco Oil & Gas International Inc., Tulsa, Okla., took a farmout from Petrolifera Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, to earn a 50% working interest in the Turpial license in Colombia’s Middle Magdalena basin.
-- Colombia Petroamerica Oil Corp., Vancouver, BC, signed a farm-out agreement with Dyas Colombia BV and Serinpet Ltda. on state Ecopetrol’s Playon Block in the Middle Magdalena basin of Colombia.
-- China Primeline Energy Holdings Inc., London, and China National Offshore Oil Corp. plan to submit a development plan for Lishui 36-1 gas-condensate field in the East China Sea to China’s National Development and Reform Commission in the first quarter of 2010.
-- Arizona PetroSun Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., let a contract to Sunbelt Drilling LLC, Apache Junction, Ariz., to test Permian Supai zones believed prospective for oil and gas on PetroSun’s Holbrook basin leasehold.