Sterling ramps up Chinguetti production

Following the completion of the C-20 well, Chinguetti field production in Mauritania has increased to over 17,000 b/d, according to Richard Stabbins, chairman of Sterling Energy.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- Following the completion of the C-20 well, Chinguetti field production in Mauritania has increased to over 17,000 b/d, according to Richard Stabbins, chairman of Sterling Energy. Field production in the first half averaged 10,000 b/d. Phase 2 of the development has now been completed.

Meanwhile, in the Gulf of Mexico, the company expects final repairs from the September hurricane to be completed soon enabling production to return to around 27 Mmcfe/d.

10/17/2008

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