Area Drilling

AlgeriaFirst Calgary Petroleums Ltd. let a contract to Entreprise Nationale de Geophysique to acquire 230 sq km of 3D seismic data on the 1,091 sq km Block 406a (Rhourde Yacoub) in the central Berkine basin.The 2-month project was starting in mid-February. First drilling could take place in mid-2002.FCP said its own mapping of existing 2D seismic data revealed several strong leads with the potential for light, sweet oil in multiple sandstone horizons. FCP will also appraise the MLE-1 discovery on Block 405b (Ledjmet).AzerbaijanTwo units of China National Petroleum Corp. Ltd. signed agreements to buy European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's 30% holdings in Kursangi and Karaba...

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