Dateline 2017-11-11, Asian Oil & Gas:
Octanex said first oil has been achieved at the Ophir field, offshore Malaysia, following commencement of production from the field on 20 October.
Production during this period was constrained to a maximum of 3000 bo/d. A de-bottle necking phase of commissioning is underway, and Octanex expects that the first lifting of Ophir crude will occur in December 2017.
The Ophir field with a water depth of approximately 70m and has been developed via three production wells, a wellhead platform and floating production storage and offload (FPSO) vessel.