Woodside Produces First Oil from Greater Enfield
Woodside Energy announced this week that it has commissioned production from its $1.9 billion Greater Enfield project offshore Western Australia.
Located over the Vincent field, 31 miles off the coastal town of Exmouth, Greater Enfield was designed to develop the Laverda Canyon, Norton over Laverda, and Cimatti oil accumulations through a subsea tieback to the FPSO Ngujima-Yin. The vessel has a maximum processing capacity of 120,000 BOPD. Production at the Vincent field had been suspended since May 2018 to allow for modifications to the Ngujima-Yin that would accomodate output from Greater Enfield. The FPSO underwent a significant refit at the Keppel Tuas Shipyard in Singapore, returning to waters off the North West Cape on 5 May 2019. Production from the Vincent wells resumed on 4 July.
Greater Enfield is expected to produce 41 MMboe for Woodside, making a significant contribution to its targeted annual production of 100 MMboe in 2020.
Woodside operates Greater Enfield with a 60% ownership stake, with Mitsui E&P Australia holding the remaining ownership stake.
Assessing Operational Readiness for Restart of Wafra Oil Field
After 4-1/2 years out of service, the massive Wafra oil field in the Saudi-Kuwaiti Onshore Partitioned Neutral Zone, is set to resume production sometime soon and ensuring a smooth restart is no small order.
ExxonMobil Starts Production from Liza Field Offshore Guyana
The startup of the deepwater field marks the beginning of production from the massive Stabroek Block, which contains an estimated 6 billion BOE. ExxonMobil estimates that at least 5 FPSOs will be producing more than 750,000 BOPD from the Stabroek Block by 2025.
Production Begins from Valhall Flank West
The unmanned development is expected to add 80 million BOE of production to the aging Norwegian North Sea field. Aker BP said it aims to produce 1 billion BOE from Valhall over the next 40 years.
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