NNPC, First reach oil at OMLs 83, 85
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) and First E&P have reached first oil at OMLs 83 and 85. Oil flows from the Anyala and Madu fields via the FPSO Abigail Joseph. Yinson Holdings provided the vessel.
Yinson noted that first oil had been certified on October 28, following 72 hours of stabilisation testing. This triggers a firm charter for the FPSO for seven years, with options for another eight years.
During the first phase, the companies plan to produce 142 million barrels of oil and 98 billion cubic feet of gas. This phase covers seven development wells. Peak production will be around 60,000 barrels per day.
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