CNG unit makes three gas discoveries in Gulf of Mexico

CNG's Gulf of Mexico Finds [101,315 bytes] A unit of Consolidated Natural Gas Co. (CNG), Pittsburgh, has made three gas discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico. This makes 1997 the fourth consecutive year in which CNG's potential reserves additions have topped 200 bcf of natural gas equivalent (bcfe). The two larger strikes-Nautilus and Nemo-are in the Main Pass area, near where the continental shelf drops off (see map). These are CNG Producing Co.'s third and fourth major discoveries in Main Pass area. The company discovered Main Pass Block 222/223 field in 1994 and Block 225 in 1995. Block 222/223 field is producing 80 MMcfd of gas and 1,860 b/d of oil....

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