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 ** ADVANCE FOR FRIDAY JUNE 16 **The drill spins through a hole on the deck of the Discoverer Deep Seas drillship as Chevron drills for oil off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday March 28, 2006. Nearly three football fields long, the ship appears to be sitting idle on the Gulf of Mexico, while a 200-person crew works around the clock, controlling an adjoining oil rig. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Sterling spuds Cladhan South

Calgary-based Sterling Resources has spudded a well on the Cladhan South exploration prospect in Block 210/29c in the UK North Sea.