TITLE

Wintershall hits big time

AUTHOR(S)
Beckman, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Offshore;Dec2005, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Wintershall AG's (WA) F16-A drilling platform is undergoing installation in the Dutch North Sea. The platform supports 3,500 metric tons of topsides facilities, which is capable of producing and processing 6 MMcm/d of gas. Most of the 25 platforms of WA in the area handle gas, but the company also produces oil through the Kotter complex. And though production had been falling continuously for five years, following remedial work like deepening an existing well and drilling a new well, output has increased to 3,000 b/d.
ACCESSION #
19361892

 

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