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Seismic Studies Under Way In Blocks 4 And 6

Companie Generale de Geophysique (CGG) ofFrance has begun a six-week seismic studies program in Blocks 4 and 6 offshoreBahrain on behalf of Malaysias Petronas Carigali which was given the right to carry out oil and gasexploration in the two areas in September last year (MEES, 1 October 2001 see map in MEES, 13 May 2002). An exploration and production-sharing agreement(EPSA) was signed on 1 November last year and...