OGJ ED&P - Sep 12th, 2023
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September 12, 2023
Sarawak Shell Berhad achieved first gas at Timi field in Block SK318, about 252 km north-west of Bintulu, Sarawak, in 143 m of water.
Woodside Energy will progress into execution phase activities to develop Trion field offshore Mexico, having received field development plan approval from Mexican regulator, Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH).
Talos Energy Inc., Houston, will send oil and gas from the Sunspear discovery to its recently acquired Prince platform, adding production to its US Gulf of Mexico operations with first oil expected in 18-24 months.
TotalEnergies has launched the second phase of Absheron gas field in the Caspian Sea, which is expected to increase the field's production to 5.5 billion cu m/year.
Wintershall Dea Norge AS has advanced work on the second phase of Maria field development with installation of an additional subsea template on the seabed at Haltenbanken on the west coast of Norway.
Ecopetrol SA will drill the Orca Norte-1 delimiting well to verify hydrocarbons in an early discovery in Orca-1 on Tayrona block at Guajira basin in the deepwater Caribbean Sea.
State-owned EP Petroecuador has started an international search for an oil and gas company to continue development of Block 6, also known as Campo Amistad, Ecuador's largest natural gas field.
Norway’s production averaged 2.036 million bbl in July, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) reported. The figure is up from the 1.990 million bbl produced in June.

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Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) began recovery of mature assets offshore Brazil with the start of production from the Anita Garibaldi floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Equinor Energy AS has started production from new wells at Statfjord Øst in the North Sea as part of a field life extension project that began in 2020. The operator expects to increase production from the field by 26 MMboe.
Vermilion Energy Inc., Calgary, expects its third-quarter 2023 production to come in at the upper end of quarterly guidance of 80,000-83,000 boe/d due to positive developments in Australia and Ireland.
Perenco Mexico has increased production through a recent drilling campaign at Santuario Noreste, onshore Mexico.
Eni started oil and gas production from Baleine field, offshore Ivory Coast.
Wintershall Dea has started production from Dvalin gas field in the Norwegian Sea, providing new gas volumes to the European market.