Bir Seba produces 1 million barrels of oil

14:52 | 17/11/2015 Industry

According to PVEP, a member of Petrovietnam, at 1 am of 5th November 2015, Vietnam time, BRS field, Block 433a - 416b in Algeria of GBRS Algeria hit the milestone of one million barrels of oil.

Bir Seba produces 1 million barrels of oil

Bir Seba field in the Sahara

It is a remarkable result after 85 days from the first oil date on 12th August 2015. In addition, the system of producing equipment complex was also finished commissioning with maximum capacity of 96 hours continuously. 

It is expected that GBRS will sell 250,000 barrels of first oil on 24th December 2015.

Bir Seba is the first oversea oil field directly operated from the exploration stage and generally operated in the production development stage by PVEP. Currently, PVEP participates with a proportion of 40%, together with Sonatrach (Algeria) and PTTEP (Thailand)./.

Source: PVN