H4 wellhead platform offshore Vietnam begins production

Offshore staff

LONDON – First oil and gas are flowing at the H4 wellhead platform offshore Vietnam in the Te Giac Trang field. SOCO International says the production start is more than a month ahead of schedule and nearly a year ahead of the original development plan.

Production from the field, currently approximately 42,000 b/d of oil, will increase to the 55,000 b/d processing capacity of the Armada TGT 1 FPSO.

Simultaneously, the PetroVietnam Drilling Services Corp. rig, the PVD-II, is at the H1 wellhead platform and has started drilling the conductor sections of a four-well infield development drilling program.

WHP-H4 is in the south of the TGT field in block 16-1 in the Cuu Long basin, off the southern coast of Vietnam, approximately 100 km (62 mi) from Vung Tau, 20 km (12.4 mi) northwest of the Bach Ho field, and 35 km (22 mi) west of the Rang Dong field.

The block is operated on behalf of SOCO (30.5%) and partners PetroVietnam Exploration & Production Corp. (41%) and PTT Exploration and Production Public Co. Ltd (28.5%), by the Hoang Long Joint Operating Co.

7/09/2012

 

Related Articles

KrisEnergy gets 2D seismic data offshore Bangladesh from CGG

Jan 22, 2015

CGG has completed a 2D seismic acquisition program offshore Bangladesh for KrisEnergy. 

Woodside lines up deepwater well offshore South Korea

Jan 15, 2015

Woodside Petroleum says it plans to drill an exploratory well this fall on the deepwater Ulleung basin block 8/6-1N offshore eastern South Korea.

HP/HT technology continues to advance

Jan 15, 2015 Faced with increasing drilling and production prospects in that part of the world called the "Ring of Fire," operators and their service suppliers are turning up the heat to design, build...

Salamander reports record output from Bualuang oil field offshore Thailand

Jan 14, 2015

Oil production from the Salamander Energy-operated Bualuang field in the Gulf of Thailand averaged 15,000 b/d during the second half of 2014.

JGC orders boiler system for Petronas FLNG

Jan 13, 2015

JGC Corp. has ordered from SAACKE Marine Systems a complete high-temperature water boiler system for Petronas’ second FLNG vessel.

Trending News

CGG starts 3D seismic survey for Sterling offshore Madagascar

Apr 27, 2015

Sterling Energy (AIM: SEY) says a 1,250-sq km (482-sq mi) 3D seismic survey is under way over the Ambilobe block offshore Madagascar.

Subsea Innovation overhauls ROV launch system

Apr 27, 2015

Subsea Innovation has refurbished a launch and recovery system (LARS) for an unnamed offshore oil and gas contractor.

Prosafe nets accommodation contract extensions offshore Mexico

Apr 27, 2015

Prosafe says its five accommodation vessels operating in Mexican waters had a utilization rate of 93% during 1Q 2015.

TEN project cleared to proceed following maritime dispute ruling

Apr 27, 2015

Côte d’Ivoire has failed to block exploration and development in a disputed maritime zone shared by neighboring Ghana, according to Tullow Oil.

MOL agrees to terms for Ithaca Norway division

Apr 27, 2015

Ithaca Energy has agreed to sell Ithaca Petroleum Norge to Hungary’s MOL for $60 million, subject to approval from Norway’s government.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>