Jamaica

Petroleum Corp. of Jamaica offered four land and 12 offshore blocks for license by a May 1, 2007, deadline.

Feb 15th, 2007

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Feb. 15 -- Petroleum Corp. of Jamaica offered four land and 12 offshore blocks for license by a May 1, 2007, deadline.

Eight blocks are under license, mostly in the Caribbean Sea off the island's southwest coast.

A joint venture of Finder Exploration Pty. Ltd., Perth, and Gippsland Offshore Petroleum Ltd., Melbourne, acquired 6,000 line-km of seismic surveys and 23,000 line km of aeromagnetic and gravity data in 2006 on blocks 6, 7, 10, 11, and 12 in the Walton basin (OGJ Online, Apr. 4, 2006).

Rainville Ltd., Calgary, holds blocks 9, 13, and 14 and plans to shoot 2D seismic survey in mid-2007.

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