3D SEISMIC YIELDS MORE OIL FOR ORYX OFF TEXAS

Oryx Energy Co., Dallas, has confirmed a 25-30 million bbl Gulf of Mexico oil discovery mapped by a 3D seismic survey on a lease held by gas production. With fast track development, High Island 384 unit could be producing as much as 10,000 b/d of oil by early 1995. Production could peak in 1996 at about 15,000 b/d. Oryx attributed the discovery, in about 360 ft of water on High Island East Addition South Extension Blocks A-379 and A-384, to its strategy of applying high technology in core

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