The company operates the Bastiglia and Cento blocks, covering 275,000 gross acres, with 70% working interest.Vintage targets shallow Pliocene gas sands in structural-stratigraphic traps. It is using seismic attribute analysis from reprocessed 2D seismic data combined with newly acquired geochemical surveys.South AfricaPetroSA and Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Dallas, began oil production on Aug. 7 from Sable field offshore in the Bredasdorp basin.Oil is produced into the Bluewater Group's Glas Dowr FPSO from the field, 150 km southwest of Mossel Bay. The vessel's service term at Sable is between 3 and 10 years.TanzaniaDrilling was to start in mid-August at a planned 3,010 m explo...

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