Exploration Operating Co. Ltd. has confirmed discovery of two large natural gas fields on Block 6 in the Nam Con Son basin off South Viet Nam. The fields are expected to be developed at a cost of $1 billion with supply earmarked for Viet Nam's emerging domestic gas market. Lan Tay (West Orchid) and Lan Do (red Orchid) fields hold combined reserves of 2 tcf gas, BP's midrange estimates show. Lan Tay pay lies at a depth of 1,600 m in 125 m of water, while Lan Do pay lies at a depth of 1,100 m in 180 m of water. The fields are about 350 km from the mainland. First gas delivery is tentatively scheduled from 1988. ...

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