No. 41



Total Announces Production Start-up At Sirri A Oilfield In Iran

Frances Total has announced the start-up of production on theSirri A field, located in Iranian waters in the eastern part of the Persian Gulf, at awater depth of 65 meters. It will produce 7,000 b/d of crude oil from three wells in thestart-up phase, with a production objective of 20,000 b/d from 11 wells. The neighboringSirri E field will begin production in 1999, with output expected to plateau...