CALGARY, Canada --Husky Energy expects gas injection to start before year-end at the South White Rose extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, the aim being to boost oil production.
South White Rose is being tied back to theSeaRose FPSO, with first oil anticipated by end-2014.
The company has also signed a benefits agreement with the government of Newfoundland and Labrador for theWest White Rose development. Detailed engineering is under way for a new a fixed wellhead platform, with first oil planned in the 2017 timeframe.
Still in this sector, drilling has started on the fifth production well at the North Amethyst subsea tieback, while a fourth water injection well was completed and brought online this summer.
Husky has discovered hydrocarbons atNorthwest White Rose and is assessing those results.