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BW Offshore ‍says oil production started at Premier's Catcher field


Saturday, 23 Dec 2017 

Dec 23 (Reuters) - Bw Offshore Ltd ::‍FIRST OIL FROM CATCHER FPSO WAS SAFELY ACHIEVED ON 23 DECEMBER​.‍CATCHER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IS NEARING COMPLETION ON TIME AND WELL WITHIN BUDGET​.‍BW CATCHER IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY BW OFFSHORE AND WILL COMMENCE A SEVEN-YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT, WITH EXTENSION OPTIONS OF UP TO 18 YEARS​.‍CATCHER FIELD PARTNERSHIP IS MADE UP OF PREMIER OIL (50%), CAIRN ENERGY (20%), MOL GROUP (20%) AND DYAS (10%)​.‍UNIT HAS AN OIL STORAGE CAPACITY OF 650,000 BARRELS AND A PROCESSING CAPACITY OF UP TO 60,000 BARRELS PER DAY. FPSO HAS A DESIGN LIFE OF 20 YEARS OF UNINTERRUPTED OPERATIONS​.