LONDON -- Petrofac expects 2009 total production from the North Sea’s Don fields to reach 3 MMbbl. The company is on schedule to commission the permanent export route over the Thistle platform and to recommence production from the second production well in 2010. Petrofac will also start up water injection on the Don Southwest field.
A second phase drilling program is scheduled to begin 2Q 2010--production rates are expected to rise through the year from around 15,000 b/d towards a peak of around 30,000 b/d, the company says.
Petrofac outlines 2010 Don field plans
Petrofac expects 2009 total production from the North Sea’s Don fields to reach 3 MMbbl.