BW Energy has skilled a delay in hook-up operations for a properly within the Dussafu Marin Permit, offshore Gabon, as a result of coronavirus disaster.
There are 5 oil fields inside the Dussafu Permit: Moubenga, Walt Whitman, Ruche, Ruche North East, and Tortue.
Two months after the manufacturing start-up on the Tortue Phase 1, BW in November 2018 sanctioned the second part of its Tortue improvement.
Phase 2 improvement actions began in 2019 and continued into 2020. This part consists of 4 manufacturing wells, tied again to the FPSO BW Adolo.
The DTM-4H and DTM-5H had been the primary of two clusters. The second cluster was scheduled to start manufacturing by June 2020.
However, Panoro, a associate within the venture, knowledgeable on Monday that the hook-up was delayed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
Panoro stated that the manufacturing in Gabon for 2020 is now anticipated to common 15,000-16,500 bopd (gross), with the 10 per cent discount in vary as a result of unsure timing of hooking up the finished DTM-6 properly.
The properly was anticipated to be related in June however, given the COVID-19 restrictions, the timing of this exercise is estimated to happen later this 12 months.
The Tortue improvement will upon completion of Phase 2 have six wells. Total manufacturing after the completion of Phase 2 is projected to be 17.three – 21.6 kbopd gross for 2020 from six producing wells, in contrast with a median of 11.eight kbopd gross produced in 2019.
Current manufacturing is roughly 17,500 bopd (gross), with working prices decreased from 2019 ranges to $16-18 per barrel.
Panoro additionally stated that lifting was accomplished in March for the account of Panoro, BW, and Tullow, adopted by lifting in April on behalf of the State of Gabon.
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