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The JDZ lies approximately 200 km. offshore Nigeria and is adjacent to areas offshore Nigeria where several large petroleum discoveries have been made. The JDZ was established in 2001 following ratification of a formal bilateral treaty between Nigeria and Sao Tome and Principe. The JDZ is administered by the Joint Development Authority.

This Board will be specifically limited to oil/gas companies that operate in the JDZ, Nigeria, and Sao Tome e Principe. Obo-1 has recently been drilled by Chevron with a 51 percent stake, along with partner ExxonMobil with a 40 percent equity holding, and Dangote Energy Equity Resources holding the remaining balance. ERHC Energy, Inc. has Production Sharing Contracts in JDZ Blocks, 2, 3, and 4. Some other companies include: Afren, Addax Petroleum, A & Hartman, Centurion Energy, Equator, Foby Engineering, Hercules, Hyperdynamics Corp., MoMo Petroleum, ONGC Videsh Ltd., Pioneer, SNP -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., and Oriental Energy. It is very likely the list will grow!

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The Black Dot marks the spot of OBO-1 as updated per Oilphant's co-ordinates of 6/01/06.
The Blue Dot marks the possible spot of OBO-2 per various rumors and feedback to this board.
The Green dot marks the possible spot of OBO-3 based on information it was on the far west part of Block 1 near 3 & 4.

GUESSING CONTEST FOR OBO-4?
kownski = just west of JDZ054 next to Blk 4
magicatlast = near JDZ078
instructmba = just sw of JDZ079 where A and A-1 intersect


BLOCK Participants:
Block 1 (704 sq kms): (51%)=ChevronTexaco, (40%)=ExxonMobil, (9%)=Dangote Energy (Afren holds a 4.41 percent indirect net working interest in the JDZ Block 1 through a 49 percent equity interest in DEER). The JDZ Block-1 is located approximately 190 miles (300 kilometers) north of the city of São Tomé and approximately 125 miles (200 kilometers) from the city of Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

Block 2 (692 sq kms): (28.67%)=Sinopec, (22%)=ERHC, (14.33%)=Addax, (13.5%)=ONGC Videsh, (9%)=Equator, (5%)=MoMo Deepwater JDZ Limited, (5%)=Foby Engineering, (2.5%)=A & Hartman


Block 3 (666 sq kms): (51%)=Anadarko, (15%)=Addax, (10%)=ERHC, (10%)=Amber Petroleum (owns both MoMo Deepwater JDZ Limited and Equinox Deepwater), plus several Nigerian firms


Block 4 (857 sq kms): (38.3%)=Addax, (26.7%)=ERHC, plus (9.5%) Dana Gas PJSC who is for $1.02B buying out Centurion's 9.5%, which bought out Hercules which envolved a (0.5%) to an unnamed third party, while Conoil may have 20% and Godsonic 5% which all total the full 100 percent of this block.


Block 5 (1091 sq kms): (15%)=ERHC, plus other unknowns
Block 6 (588 sq kms): (15%)=ERHC, plus other unknowns
Block 7 (1286 sq kms): withdrawn
Block 8 (822 sq kms): withdrawn
Block 9 (1723 sq kms): (20%)=ERHC, plus other unknowns
Total all Blocks: 8,429 sq kms


This is the TDI-Brooks' 06-27-03 JDZ Piston Core & Heatflow map. For more info look up 2003 Nigeria São Tomé & Príncipe JDZ Consortium Program at: http://www.tdi-bi.com/our_programs/west_africa/west-africa_main.htm



Deepwater Discovery per RIG update March 31, 2006 is under contract until Aug-06 at $165K USD Dayrate with client CVX who has recently reported successful drilling in 1,720 meters of water in Block 1 in the JDZ. The area is thought to hold billions of barrels of oil. Oilphant can been seen in the background trying to chase her down as she's underway to drill the next hole.


Deepwater Pathfinder is looking alot like Deepwater Discovery.

Aban Abraham is looking like the real deal to begin drilling up to 5 firm and 5 optional wells at a $410,000 max daily rate.



H E L P F U L L I N K S :

JDA Main Site: http://www.nigeriasaotomejda.com/

LEGAL ISSUES:
JDZ Treaty: http://www.juristep.com/stpfile/legis/
Business Aspects: http://www.miranda-lawyers.com/publications/presentations.asp
Analysis of JDA Model: http://www.juristep.com/artigos_/

GLOSSARY of selected oil and gas terms:
http://www.eandp.demon.nl/glossary/

GENERAL:
US Dept of State info: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5434.htm
CIA FactBook Nigeria:http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ni.html
Sao Tome und Principe: http://www.sao-tome.com/englisch/index.htm

NEWS:
Oil news: http://www.africaintelligence.com/aem/default.asp
Oil news: http://www.eisnigeria.com/news.htm
Oil news: http://www.energyme.com/newsfeed.php
Oil news: http://www.oilonline.com/news/headlines/
Oil news: http://wn.com/s/oilprices/index.html instructmba's favorite
Oil news: http://www.oilvoice.com/m/regionhome.asp?region_ID=7
Oil news:http://www.ogj.com/index.cfm
Oil news: http://www.petroleumafrica.com/
Oil news: http://www.rigzone.com/
Oil news: http://www.topix.net/world/sao-tome-and-principe
Oil news: http://www.upstreamonline.com/
Oil news: http://news.yahoo.com/fc/Business/Oil_and_Gas
VANGUARD: get Nigerian news here: http://www.vanguardngr.com/index.html
African News: http://allafrica.com/whoweare.html

Oil articles:
http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/magazine_contents.asp?Issue_Type=CURRENT
PWC Oil & Gas in Africa 22 pages: http://www.pwc.com/za/ENG/pdf/pwc_OilandGasPublicationIIII.pdf
Peak Oil Primer: http://www.hilltoplancers.org/stories/hirsch0502.pdf
See Section 7 on STP: http://www.afrika.no/noop/file.php?id=10517
São Tomé e Príncipe: The difficult transition from aid-dependent cocoa producer to petrol state (find at bottom of page):http://www.ssn.flinders.edu.au/global/afsaap/conferences/2004proceedings/index.htm
Interesting NPV and estimated returns for Afren in OBO-1 http://www.afren.com/pdf/AfrenCPR-Block1b.pdf
Production Sharing Contracts:http://www.acas-law.com/multimedia/negotiating_drafting_production_sharing_agreements.pdf
Not really an article but some old Meridian posts:
http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=10972094
Black Gold In The New Gulf:http://www.lewrockwell.com/wall/wall15.html
"Our New Best Friend":http://www.newyorker.com/printables/archive/030728fr_archive02
IMF JDZ report: http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2006/wp06183.pdf


PUBLICATIONS:
http://www.barrowscompany.net/publication.htm
http://www.emerging-markets.com/
http://www.insurancebrokers.hsbc.com/hsbc/energy/publications

COMPANIES:
Afren: http://www.afren.com/home.asp
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. SEC Filings: http://www.pinksheets.com/quote/filings.jsp?symbol=APC
Addax:http://www.addaxpetroleum.com./home
Addax:http://www.addaxpetroleum.com/_media/Analysts_Day_Nov_Part3.pdf (great slides, maps and future plans for the JDZ)
CHEVRON SEC Filings: http://www.pinksheets.com/quote/filings.jsp?symbol=cvx
CHROME OIL: http://www.chromeoil.com/
ERHC: http://www.erhc.com
ERHC SEC Filings: http://www.pinksheets.com/quote/filings.jsp?symbol=ERHE
SINOPEC SEC Filings: http://www.pinksheets.com/quote/filings.jsp?symbol=snp


Drillship Info: Special thanks to rocky822 for digging up this info!
http://www.deepwater.com/index.cfm
http://www.deepwater.com/StatusandSpecs.cfm
http://www.deepwater.com/RigLocationMap.cfm
http://www.deepwater.com/fleetspecifications.cfm?ID=712

$3 Billion [USD] dollar man
Sir Emeka Offor: http://www.africananews.com/cover/200512/emeka_offor.htm

Sorta Off Topic:
China Business News: http://english.people.com.cn/business.html

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2. Personal Attack – when someone attacks a person, with name calling, or relating to the messenger and not the message.
3. Spam – a message that is being posted promoting other sites, stock-related or not, that has no use in the discussion of JDZ oil/gas companies.
4. Vulgarity – cursing of any kind unacceptable on YOUR BOARD.
5. Violation of Privacy – posting of any personal identifiable information (email, real name, phone, address, etc)
6. Threat – someone threatening another member in some fashion
7. Thread Disruption - someone posting to disrupt the board, stir up trouble.



Special thanks to Silverbull for the idea showing board member location. If you want to be added see Message 553:
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Past Winners: mrrhodes, saleen(x2), rocky822, Tapco1(x3), walldog0, david02835, Silverbull5, bayfisherii, mrogop, xchip, Lone Clone, NobleSlave, mart50

JDZ stocks of interest: Addax=AXC.TO (Canada), Afren=AFR.L (UK), Anadarko=APC (US), Centurion=CUX.TO (Canada)bought out by Dana Gas for $1 billion), Chevron=CVX (US), CNOOC Ltd=CEO (China), Equator=EEL.L (UK), ERHC Energy=ERHE (US), Exxon=XOM (US), Hercules=HERO (US), Hyperdynamics=HDY (US), Oil & Natural Gas Corp=ONGC.NS (India), Sinopec=SNP (China), Syntroleum=SYNM (US)

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