No. 45



Anadarko Delays Initial Production To Early 1998

The US firm Anadarko Petroleum announced on 25 July that it now plans to complete the development of first-stage production from the Hassi Berkine South (HBNS) field in early 1998 instead of mid-1997, as was envisaged earlier. The field is located in Block 404 in southeast Algeria (see maps in MEES, 22 July and 1 April). It is understood that the delay will enable Anadarko to increase its production...