Total Gabon was starting a 4,400 sq km, 4 month 3D seismic survey on the Astrid and Anton Marin blocks off southern Gabon. Schlumberger Geco-Prakla's Geco Triton will acquire the data deploying eight streamers each 6,600 m long and with dual sources.
Equatorial Energy Inc., Calgary, completed five shallow wells at Tanjung Lontar field east of Bengkulu in South Sumatra for a combined 500 b/d of oil.
The company noted that its Indonesian production sharing contracts provide for an increased share of oil production during periods of low oil prices.
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The government granted Island Oil Exploration Ltd. the sole right for 6...