Sun Oil/Marathon Begin Exploration Drilling in the Sudan 

Sun Oil - operator of a 218,530 sq. km. joint production-sharing concession which it holds together with Marathon and the Sudanese General Petroleum Corporation has spudded its first wildcat well in the Dar 'Aqil area of the Kordofan region in northern Sudan.

In a statement to the Sudan News Agency (SUNA), the Sudanese Minister of Energy and Mining, Eng. 'Abd al-'Aziz 'Uthman Musa, said the company's...