Overview of Sirri Production Scheme [204,137 bytes]
France's Total is banking on its successful start-up of Sirri A and E oil fields in the Persian Gulf off Iran to help leverage its efforts to win other upstream projects in the country.
Total earlier this year confirmed that it is in negotiations with Tehran over its participation in the Sirri C and D field developments (see related story, p. 29).
The company also recently reported that Sirri E is producing about 50,000 b/d and is expected to build to about 100,000 b/d after a second wellhead platform is installed. It started up Sirri E at the end of January and Sirri A in October 1998. Sirri A is...