Husky starts oil flow at North Amethyst

Husky Energy Inc. says oil production is under way from the North Amethyst field offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Offshore staff

CALGARY, Alberta – Husky Energy Inc. says oil production is under way from the North Amethyst field offshore Newfoundland & Labrador. North Amethyst is the first satellite field development at Husky’s White Rose project and the first subsea tieback in Canada.

Wells in the subsea North Amethyst Drill Centre will tieback to the SeaRose FPSO through flexible underwater flowlines. The SeaRose is 6 km (3.75 mi) away from North Amethyst field. North Amethyst production is anticipated to peak at 37,000 b/d as the remaining wells are drilled and brought on line.


Husky operates White Rose, holding a 72.5% working interest in the main White Rose field and a 68.9% interest in the satellites, which include North Amethyst and West White Rose. Suncor Energy holds 27.5% in the core White Rose field and 26.1% in the satellite fields. The government of Newfoundland & Labrador, through Nalcor Energy --- Oil and Gas, holds 5% working interest in the satellite fields

06/02/2010

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