VOL. XLIII

No. 20

15-May-2000

CASPIAN

Texaco Awards Contracts For Kazak Field Appraisal

Texaco announced on 10 May that it had awarded a seismic acquisition contract to Geotex, a Kazak seismic company, and a drilling contract to Canadas Precision Drilling International in preparation for phase two of its North Buzachi onshore field appraisal program in the Mangistau province of western Kazakstan. A company statement said that Geotex will conduct 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition over...