Total starts second Ofon development phase

By OGJ editors

A unit of Total SA is installing four platforms on Ofon oil field offshore Nigeria in a second phase of development that will triple production to 90,000 boe/d (OGJ Online, July 24, 2007).

The new phase—comprising two production platforms, a processing platform, and an accommodation platform—mostly will accommodate recovery, compression, and transport of associated natural gas. Production is to begin in 2014.

Ofon is on Oil Mining Lease 102, 65 km offshore in 40 m of water. Total has made other discoveries in the area (OGJ Online, Nov. 7, 2011).

OML 102 interests are Total Exploration-Production Nigeria Ltd., operator, 40%, and Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. 60%.

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