Area Drilling

11/11/2002
Canary IslandsAn exploration group is gearing up to acquire a 3,000 sq km 3D seismic survey in 2003 that will represent the first exploration in the Fustercasas-Hesperides basin off northwestern Africa.RWE Dea, Hamburg, which took a farmout from operator Repsol-YPF SA and will have a 20% interest, said the small Atlantic margin basin is prospective for gas and oil.Nine blocks granted to Repsol in January 2002 cover 6,160 sq km in 700-1,500 m of water east of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura islands and 60 miles off Tarfaya, southern Morocco (see map, OGJ June 24, 2002, p. 38).Interests in the 9 blocks, subject to approval by the Spanish administration, are Repsol 50%, Woodside Petroleum Ltd. 3...
read-story

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.

 

Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected