Vol. XL

No. 2



Repsol Starts Production From Murzuk Field

The Spanish firm Repsol announced last week thatit had started production in mid-December from Libya's Murzuk oil field (Block NC-115) atan initial rate of 20,000 b/d. The development and operation of the Murzuk field, locatedin the southwestern part of the country, was awarded in October 1994 to a Europeanconsortium composed of Repsol (operator and 40%), France' Total (30%) and Austria's OMV(30%). The field, originally...