Mobil finds more gas in SE Peru, near Camisea fields

Mobil Exploration & Producing Peru Inc. continues to find more gas in southeastern Peru, bolstering prospects for the Camisea gas project that it once had co-sponsored. Although they withdrew from the Camisea project last year, Mobil and partner Royal Dutch/Shell remain interested in pursuing the project, for which the Peruvian government will hold a new tender this year (see related story, this page). Mobil strike Mobil is testing a potential gas find in the Candamo 1-X exploratory well on the Madre de Dios basin's Block 78 in Peru's southeastern region neighboring Bolivia. Mobil, which had tested more than one horizon before completing its well on Feb. 26...

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