Cairn Energy to test sizable oil find in Rajasthan, India

Cairn Energy PLC, Edinburgh, reported that a significant oil discovery has followed a long string of tantalizing smaller successes in the Rajasthan basin in northwestern India.Cairn Energy estimated oil in place at 450 million to 1.1 billion bbl and said 50-200 million bbl might be recoverable at the as yet untested N-B-1 exploration well on 5,000 sq km Block RJ-ON-90/1.The company holds 100% interest in the block, and state Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. has a right to 30% of any development area resulting from a commercial discovery on the block.The operator said the discovery is on a large simple structure 60 km north of Saraswati.UK analysts Wood Mackenzie said that eventual recoverable...

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