Gulf Canada Resources Ltd.
and Talisman Energy Inc., both of Calgary, reported a significant natural gas discovery in southern Sumatra. On test, the Suban 2 well flowed at a cumulative rate of 43 MMcfd from two gas-bearing zones. The upper zone flowed 28 MMcfd of gas and 219 b/d of condensate through a 48/64-in. choke with 2,660 psi flowing tubing pressure. The deeper interval flowed 15 MMcfd of gas and 146 b/d of condensate through a 32/64-in. choke with 3,140 psi flowing tubing pressure.
The Sea Empress
oil tanker was being taken into harbor by an inexperienced pilot when it ran aground on the South Wales coast, a court in Cardiff was told o...