-- PetroSA, Pioneer begin oil production in Sable field off South Africa
Petroleum Oil & Gas Corp. of South Africa (PetroSA (Pty.) Ltd.) and Dallas-based Pioneer Natural Resources South Africa (Pty.) Ltd., operators of Sable field off South Africa, have begun production, utilizing the Bluewater Group's Glas Dowr floating production, storage, and offloading vessel. The field is expected to produce 30,000-40,000 b/d of oil from 6 wells (OGJ, Feb. 24, 2003, p. 44).