Oman seismic survey completed

Circle Oil Plc. successfully completed a 6,300 km (3,915 mi) seismic survey over block 52, in the Arabian Sea, off the southwestern coast of Oman. The TGS-Nopec Geophysical performed the 2-D seismic run.

Offshore staff

MUSCAT, Oman.-- Circle Oil Plc. successfully completed a 6,300 km (3,915 mi) seismic survey over block 52, in the Arabian Sea, off the southwestern coast of Oman. The TGS-Nopec Geophysical performed the 2-D seismic run.

Block 52 covers 90,000 sq km (34,749 sq mi) and extends approximately 150 km (93 mi) offshore. The survey was designed to further evaluate three different plays.

Onboard processing has shown good quality data . Final processing over the coming months includes pre-stack procedures. Initial data interpretation is scheduled to start in early summer.

3/05/07

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