Area Drilling

ChinaChevron Corp. awarded Chinese Offshore Oil Geophysical Corp. a contract to acquire 1,165 sq km of 3D seismic data over blocks 02/31 and 06/17 in northeastern Bohai Bay, said China Offshore Oil Corp.That is the biggest 3D seismic contract COOGC has won through a competitive bidding process, officials said. The Oriental Pearl vessel is expected to complete the seismic shoot within 120 days.Chevron also holds deep rights on the Zhanhuadong Block beneath supergiant Sheng* oil field south of the bay and has mapped pre-Tertiary prospects there.FranceTGS-NOPEC (UK) Ltd. has requested access to a 93,000 sq km area in the Bay of Biscay along the continental slope-called 9264 Gulf of Gascogne-...

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