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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Deconibor 14, 1970 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD 21 Oil exploration off east coast to be stepped up next spring HALIFAX (CP) The pace o( oil exploration off Canada's East Coast will be stopped up next spring with the addition of a third semi-submersible rig to be used by Amoco Canada Pe- troleum Co. Ltd. for drilling off Newfoundland. Sedco 1, a rig built for Southeastern Commonwealth Drilling Ltd., was christened at Halifax Shipyards Saturday by Mrs. John C. Meeker, wife of the president of Amoco Canada. The rig is under a two-year contract to Amoco and Imperial Oil Lid. and is expected to begin a drilling program on the Grand Banks early in April. It is the second large rig to he built here for Southeastern in the last, two years. The first NOTICE TO All 1ETHBRIDGE HERAtD DISPLAY ADVERTISERS TO ENSURE THE UTMOST ACCURACY, PROVIDE SUFFICIENT LAYOUT AND DESIGN PRODUCTION TIME, AND TO GUARANTEE PUBLICATION ON THE DAY OF YOUR CHOICE YOUR ADVERTISING COPY MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 12 NOON THREE PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (IF A PROOF IS REQUIRED) AND NOT LATER THAN 12 NOON TWO PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (IF NO PROOF IS REQUIRED) ___A Those reouiring proofs are reminded the minimum ad tile for delivered proofs is 42 column inches Proofs of ads smaller than 42 column inches will be available for viewing at The Herald until p.m. the day prior to publication. For Courteous, Professional Advertising Assistance, or Further Information, Just Call The Lethbridge Herald 328-4411 Display Advertising now is drilling off Nova Scolia lor Shell Canada Ltd. along with another smaller rig. Amoco ami Imperial hold ex- ploratory rights on about mil- lion acres on the Grand Banks and the Flemish Cap and expect to drill four or five deep explo- ratory wells between April and December before the rig is re- turned to port. EXPLORING KOK 7 YEARS Mr. Meeker told a news con- ference Satin-day Uie company has conducted a major exnlora- iory program on u.e acreage over the last seven years and now is ready for a "concerted drilling program." The companies were "most opti- mistic" about the prospects of finding oil or natural gas. Mr. M u e k e r said Amoco would establish its drilling head- quarters in St. John's, Nfld. Cost of the exploratory pro- gram is expected to be about a day will) each well costing S1.5-S2 million. The triangular shaped vessel has an overall height of 323 feet ?nd is supported by three stabi- lizing columns. It is partially submerged at the drilling site It has living accommodations for more than 60 persons. Amoco Canada is a wholly- i Oil Co. of Indiana and has head- quarters in Calgary. The company has more than 48 million acres of oil and gas leases permits throughout Canada. SONG OF BERNADETTE Bernadette Devlin, mem- ber of Parliament from northern Ireland, sings folk songs to guitar accompaniment at concert in London. The con- cert was held at Islington Hall to aid the Irish Pol- itical Detainees Defense Fund. Orders to check, not to murder FORT BENNING, Ga. ecology of the Peace, Athabasca and Slave River systems. Mr. Henderson said he met fisheries and forestry minister Jack Davis and northern devel- opment minister Jean Chretien in Oltawa last week and indi- cated Alberta was willing to take part. The committee will be es- tablished to examine the short- term effects of the W. A. C. Bennett Dam on the Peace- Athabasca rivers' delta and also will look at the implica- tions of long-term development on the river system, such as possible hydro sites at Moun- tain Kap.ids on Ihc SNivc KKTT near the; N'orliuvcst Territories boundary. B.C. is being asked (o parti- cipate because (lie Peace Hivcr and the dam arc in thai province, Albertn be- cause ihe bulk of (lie rivers (lew through (he province, and Saskatchewan because a large portion of Lake Athabasca and the problem of its water level lies within its boun- dary, .Mr. Henderson said. The federal government Is the "common denominator" because it has jurisdiction over the Peace-Athabasca Delta which lies in Wood Buffalo Na- tional Park, and over naviga- tion on the Slave Kiver. "As a result of our discus- sions, they (are federal govern- ment) appreciate I hey have to lake the Mr. Hen- derson said. Shot in forehead PHNOM PEis'H (Heuter) The bodies of Cambodian troops shot through the fore- head and with their hands tied behind their backs have been found in the Mekong River near Prey Tolling village where fierce fighting is raging, a mili- tary spokesman said today. COASTAL FIGURE Ohio's lake coastline is 312 miles long. We want to lend you the full amount vou have in mind Holiday cash? Just add up the amount you figure holiday shopping, holiday expenses, holiday call Beneficial! We want lo lend you the full amount you have in mind. Remember: you're good for more at Beneficial. BENEFICIAL FINANCE CO. 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