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June 5 (Reuters) - Oil and natural gas company Crocotta Energy Inc expects its second-quarter output to more than double on higher drilling in Alberta and British Columbia, which could help the company exceed its full-year production outlook.
The company will meet or surpass its production forecast of 7,350 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) for 2012 given its current output, Crocotta said in a statement on Tuesday.
Crocotta, which operates mainly in west-central Alberta and northeast British Columbia, expects second-quarter output to rise to an average of about 7,300 boepd from 3,012 boepd a year earlier. (Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bangalore; Editing by Supriya Kurane)