Olowi flows first oil

Canadian Natural has brought on stream its Olowi field development offshore Gabon.

Offshore staff

CALGARY --Canadian Natural has brought on stream its Olowi field development offshore Gabon.

Following commissioning of the FPSO and conductor-supported platform, first oil flowed on April 28. Further drilling and development activity is in progress

Off Cote d'Ivoire, the company has completed a four-well drilling program to restore production levels at the Espoir development.

In the UK North Sea, Canadian Natural's production from its various fields averaged 42,369 b/d in the first quarter. The company is also participating in a recently spud exploratory well on Deep Banff, a high temperature, high pressure gas prospect. Results are due by mid-year.

05/08/2009

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