Area Drilling

Ivory CoastVanco Energy Co., Houston, let a contract to Western Geophysical Inc. to acquire 2,000 line km of 2D seismic survey, effectively blanketing the 5,004 sq km Block CI-112 some 30 km off westernmost Ivory Coast. Water is 100-3,000 m deep.Play concepts are an Albian fault block trend and younger fan deposits. Vanco also operates Block CI-109, on which it acquired a complete grid of 2,000 km of 2D spec seismic from Western. Vanco plans a 3D survey on CI-112 this November.MexicoPemex let a $4.3 million contract to Cie. Generale de Geophysique to acquire 750 line km of 2D seismic data for the Tlalixcoyan project in the Los Robles region southwest of the city of Veracruz.Survey time is...

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