Neptune Energy introduced first gasoline from the brand new L5a-D4 effectively within the deepest producing gasoline area of the Dutch North Sea.
L5a-D4 is a excessive strain, excessive temperature effectively positioned within the L5a-D area, round 100 kilometers North of Den Helder, and tied again to the Neptune-operated L5a-D platform. It was tapped at a depth of 5.5 kilometers.
Neptune’s managing director for the Netherlands, Lex de Groot, stated: “We proceed to hunt alternatives to develop our enterprise within the Netherlands and to reinforce our offshore gasoline manufacturing. Dutch offshore pure gasoline stays massively necessary for heating Dutch houses.
“Production of Dutch pure gasoline additionally contributes instantly and not directly to the Dutch economic system and produces 30% decrease CO2 emission than imported gasoline.”
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The announcement follows the profitable drilling of the E17a-A6 effectively, positioned nearly 160 kilometers from Den Helder, which was introduced on stream in October final 12 months.
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