Area Drilling

New ZealandCrown Minerals launched a licensing round that covers 17 land and offshore blocks in the Taranaki basin.Nine offshore and eight land blocks are available. The offer closes Oct. 31, 2003.The shelf blocks total 3 million acres in 50-200 m of water. The onshore blocks total 146,000 acres.Eight license applications are pending and 86 exploration and mining permits are in force in New Zealand compared with 58 active permits 2 years ago, the government said. A Canterbury basin bid round closes May 30, and a deepwater Taranaki basin round closes Sept. 30.Oman The sultanate let a 6-year, exclusive contract to Spectrum Energy & Information Technology Ltd., Woking, UK, for seismic data ...

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