Oil output begins from Oyong oil field off Java

Santos-operated Oyong oil field off East Java has shipped its first cargo of oil from the field's Shanghai floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

Rick Wilkinson
OGJ Correspondent

MELBOURNE, Nov. 19 -- Santos-operated Oyong oil field off East Java has shipped its first cargo of oil from the field's Shanghai floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

The company said 250,000 bbl were loaded into the Emerald Queen export tanker the week of Nov. 12. Production is expected to stabilize at 8,000-10,000 b/d.

Field commissioning is virtually complete, Santos said, with gas injection operational and all production wells on line.

Oil is produced via a wellhead platform from oil wells and two gas wells. It is processed on the Sea Good 101 production barge and piped to the FPSO for storage and offloading.

Participants in the Sampang production-sharing contract are Santos, Adelaide, with 45%, Singapore Petroleum 40%, and Cue Energy Resources, Melbourne, 15%.


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