West Rochelle facilities in place in North Sea

Installation is complete of the West Rochelle field subsea pipeline infrastructure in the UK central North Sea.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Installation is complete of the West Rochelle field subsea pipeline infrastructure in the UK central North Sea.

Partner Endeavour says theWest Rochelle W-1 well is now connected to the Nexen-operated Scott platform. First production is expected in September following completion of annual maintenance at the platform.

The semisubmersibleTransocean Prospect has returned to the Rochelle field and started drilling the E-2 well at East Rochelle, which is due to come online in the fall.

At the Chevron-operatedAlba field, also in the central sector, the first of three planned development wells was completed in June and a second subsea well was drilled and completed over the past few days.

During Alba’s 28-day summer maintenance program, work will be conducted to address produced water and well-related issues. This is expected to lead to production improvements by year-end. Endeavour has a25.68% interest in the field.

8/6/2013

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