Inpex Acquires 9% Interest from Total/CFP in Bishri Concession
Under a farm-in agreement, which still requires the approval of the Syrianauthorities, the Japanese firm Indonesia Petroleum Ltd. (Inpex) will acquire 9%of Total/CFP's interest in the 9,330-sq. km. Bishri concession near Dair al-Zurin northeast Syria. The pattern of ownership will then become as follows: Total(operator) 51%, Petrofina 20%, Britain's Lasmo 20%, and Inpex 9%. Total made adiscovery...