Middle East Economic Survey
Woodside Says First Oil From Chinguetti In February, Phase 1 Near Completion
Australias Woodside Petroleum on 20 September said Phase 1 of its Chinguetti project offshore Mauritania was 88% complete and that first oil is scheduled to start in February at a rate of 75,000 b/d. Woodside also estimated installation and start-up costs at $705mn, with an additional $45mn set aside for unplanned contingencies. Woodside said the...