AMOCO UNIT TO OPERATE NORTH SEA GAS PLANT

AMOCO UNIT TO OPERATE NORTH SEA GAS PLANT

Amoco Corp. said a subsidiary will begin operating a new central natural gas processing platform in the Dutch sector of the North Sea next month.

Amoco said it expects to be processing up to 300 million cubic feet of gas a day by early next year.The facility will have capacity of 500 million cubic feet a day, with the gas coming from wells in the Amoco-operated P15/P18 gasfields. The company's net share of production is about 35 percent.