Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Limited says that field operations are well underway and the second compressor at the Sanjiaobei central gathering station has been brought online, increasing capacity from approximately four to eight million standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d).
Current production has increased to approximately 6 MMscf/d with 13 wells online from the pool of 16 wells currently connected. New wells which have been brought online to fill the additional capacity are currently choked back and will gradually be opened up as flow rates stabilise. The average uptime production for the first quarter was 4.2 MMscf/d, with 94% uptime recorded.
Field operations are well underway with four wells currently drilling and a further two rigs preparing to commence operations shortly. Six wells are currently undergoing testing operations, which includes development and appraisal wells on Linxing (West) and deep exploration wells on Linxing (East).