Deep Offshore BBLT Comes on Stream

Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Total announces that the Belize field, part of Angola's deep offshore BBLT (Benguela-Belize-Lobito-Tomboco) Development, has been brought on stream in Block 14. Total has a 20% interest in BBLT, alongside Chevron (operator), Sonangol, Eni and GALP. Located 80 kilometers offshore in nearly 400 meters of water, the BBLT Development, including the first phase of the Belize and Benguela fields, comprises an integrated drilling and production platform hub facility, supported by a Compliant Piled Tower (CPT), with tieback to the Lobito-Tomboco subsea wells. BBLT's combined production is forecast to peak at 200,000 barrels per day. (Source: WEBBOLT)
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