Amoco to Start Exploration in August 

The Amoco Qatar Petroleum Company - the Qatari-registered subsidiary of Standard Oil of Indiana - is planning to begin a seismic survey in August of the 8,000 sq. km. onshore tract it will explore under the terms of a 25-year production-sharing agreement signed with Qatar in February (MEES, 24 February). The agreement area covers the whole of the Qatar peninsula with the exception of the Dukhan field and a block in the northeast.

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