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Jubilee Oil Field production surpasses 100,000 barrels a day – Tullow

Tullow Oil has announced that gross crude production on the Jubilee Field has surpassed 100,000 barrels per day for 2023.

Tullow Oil has announced that gross crude production on the Jubilee Field has surpassed 100,000 barrels per day for 2023.

This was captured in an operational update to investors on July 17, 2023.

According to Tullow Oil, this was after the recent start-up of the Jubilee South East (JSE) project well was brought on stream.

Tullow maintained that JSE Wells is performing in line with expectations and increase production rates by 50% compared to the first half of 2023.

“Two further wells are on track to be tied in during the remainder of the year”, Tullow added in the investor update.

Group CEO on Tullow Oil milestone

According to the Group Chief Executive of Tullow Oil, PLC Rahul Dhir, reaching production of over 100,000 Barrels per day from the Jubilee Field is a major milestone for Tullow, their partners and Ghana.

He added that “I look forward to working with our partners to sustain these higher levels of production for several years and to realize the full potential of the Jubilee resource base”.

Mr. Dhir added that the delivery of this step in production is a key part of its business plan in line with its commitment to deliver over $800 million in free cash flow between 2023 and 2025.

Jubilee South East Project

The Jubilee South East Project is a joint venture partnership between Kosmos Energy, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Petro SA, and Jubilee Oil Holdings.

According to Tullow, together with its partners, they are planning to maintain this increased level of production at Jubilee over the next few years through an ongoing infill drilling program.

The partnership has identified multiple future drilling locations and is focused on high-grading these opportunities to further extend the plateau and realize the full potential of the significant Jubilee resource base.

Tullow Ghana Limited, alongside its joint venture partners, Kosmos Energy, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Petro SA, and Jubilee Oil Holdings, has announced the successful start-up of the Jubilee South East (JSE) Project, offshore Ghana.

The first JSE production well has been brought on stream and a further two producers and one water injector are expected on stream this year to help sustain gross Jubilee production over 100,000 barrels per day.

Tullow and its partners plan to maintain this increased level of production at Jubilee over the next few years through an ongoing infill drilling program.

Impact of JSE Project

The move to help in turning around the fortunes of Tullow Oil in terms of revenue and profits for the coming year.

Projection on the field had declined in recent times due to some technical challenges.

However, this development analysts say marks a turning point for the oil exploration firm in terms of production. The move could also impact the taxes paid by Tullow to the Government of Ghana.

Tullow Oil recently announced that the TEN plan of development is being finalized. This was after what it described as a good engagement with the Government of Ghana.

It also disclosed that production efficiency across the TEN and Jubilee FPSO has been high, averaging  97% uptime in the first half of 2023.                                                                                                                                    Source: Joy Business

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