UK: Hurricane picks Lancaster development contractor

Hurricane Exploration PLC has appointed EPC Offshore to select the optimum development concept for Hurricane’s Lancaster discovery on the West of Shetlands 205/22 block in the UK.

Hurricane Exploration PLC has appointed EPC Offshore to select the optimum development concept for Hurricane’s Lancaster discovery on the West of Shetlands 205/22 block in the UK.

The first phase of the project is expected to run until the end of 2012 with front-end engineering design starting in 2013.

Hurricane has a 100% holding in Lancaster, which contains an independently estimated mid-case contingent resource of more than 200 million bbl of recoverable oil. Lancaster is southeast of Schiehallion field.

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