Falkland Islands’ oil industry associate begins offshore production from Israel’s major gas deposits
Houston based Noble Energy which also has interests in the Falkland Islands oil industry announced this week that the Tamar natural gas field offshore Israel has been successfully brought online with all five of the sub-sea wells now producing at stable rates totalling approximately 300 million cubic feet per day.
Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd., (FOGL), announced completion of the farm-out agreement with Noble Energy Falklands Limited, an affiliate of Houston based Noble Energy, Inc. and the signing of agreements with Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) for the acquisition and processing of two new 3D seismic surveys.
US based Noble Energy and farm-in partners with Falkland Islands Oil and Gas (FOGL) visited the Falklands to meet with their partners and the Falklands government and to assess in-situ the oil related infrastructure.
Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) executives said on Thursday that oil production in the Falkland Islands could begin in about six years if an exploration well proves to be successful.
The Falkland Islands Government has welcomed the news of a farm-in agreement between Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd and US based Noble Energy which was announced on Monday and confirms the Falklands as an “excellent investment destination”.
London AIM listed Falkland Oil and Gas announced it has reached an agreement to farm out a 35% stake in most of its Falkland Islands’ exploration licenses to the US Noble Energy to help fund its drilling plans off the Islands.