Unexpected slide in Pohokura gas production

Unexpected slide in Pohokura gas production
Gavin Evans
Output from the country’s biggest gas field has fallen about 15 percent the past six weeks and operator OMV is yet to establish why. The offshore Pohokura field, the subject of a series of maintenance shuts during the past two years, delivered about 172 terajoules of gas yesterday, according to Gas Industry Company data. That is down from a recent high of about 205 terajoules in mid-May. In a notice to customers and the broader industry on Friday, OMV said production rates from the field had declined faster than expected after maintenance...

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