NON-U.S. E&P FOCUS OF UNOCAL SPENDING HIKE

Unocal Corp. has hiked its capital and exploration budget by 22% to almost $1.5 billion from a year ago. The company's budget for the first time earmarks higher outlays for non-U.S. exploration than it does for U.S exploration. Unocal jumped its 1990 budget for capital spending alone to $1.27 billion from $1.05 billion in 1989. Of this year's total, U.S. outlays will rise to $858 million from $695 million in 1989, and non-U.S. spending will increase to $413 million from $355 million

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