Husky Energy brings second South White Rose well onstream

Offshore staff

CALGARY, Canada – Husky Energy has commenced production from a second oil well at the South White Rose extension drill center offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

The two wells are expected to ramp up to a combined net peak production of 15,000 b/d. South White Rose is Husky’s second major subsea tieback following the North Amethyst subsea project in 2010.

Production from the South White Rose extension drill center is tied back to the SeaRose FPSO.

The company also issued an update on its activity within the Atlantic region. It is continuing its assessment of subsea and wellhead platform concepts for development of the West White Rose extension. The project is expected to begin production in the 2020-plus timeframe, subject to ongoing review and final approvals.

Additionally, The West Hercules rig is continuing an 18-month exploration and appraisal program in the Bay du Nord discovery area in the northern Flemish Pass basin. Husky holds a 35% working interest in the discovery.

Husky is the operator of the White Rose field and satellite extensions, holding a 72.5% working interest in the main White Rose field and a 68.875% interest in the satellite fields, which include North Amethyst, South White Rose, and West White Rose. Its co-venturers on the White Rose extension project are Nalcor Energy and Suncor Energy.

09/09/2015

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