Area Drilling

CameroonSNH extended to June 30 the closing date of its third licensing round.The sale consists of two blocks in the deep offshore part of the Douala/Kribi-Campo basin and two blocks in the Logone Birni basin.ColombiaBP Amoco signed an exploration contract covering the 156,000-acre Niscota block in Casanare Department north of giant Cusiana and Cupiagua oil fields in the Llanos basin.Niscota covers 23.8% of the former Piedemonte block. The company relinquished the rest in return for more favorable contract terms.BP Amoco is to spend $50 million the next 3 years on the block, which has complex geology and a rugged surface that requires helicopter access. Initial work calls for acquiring an...

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