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Melrose Resources PLC, Edinburgh, is negotiating contracts for the shooting of as much as 500 line-km of 2D seismic on its South Mardin group of blocks in southeastern Turkey along the border with Syria.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 17
– Melrose Resources PLC, Edinburgh, is negotiating contracts for the shooting of as much as 500 line-km of 2D seismic on its South Mardin group of blocks in southeastern Turkey along the border with Syria.

Seismic acquisition is to start in the second quarter of 2010, and the first exploration well is to be drilled in early 2011.

Melrose Resources is operator with 66.7% interest in eight blocks totaling 3,900 sq km. The blocks were awarded in September 2007 for a 4-year initial term.

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