Hurricane Energy Plc (LON:HUR) said the Lancaster field’s early production system (EPS) has been operating “above guidance”.
The company said that between ‘first oil’, achieved 4 June, until last crude lifting on 17 August production averaged 14,400 barrels of oil per day (bopd). Some 1.2mln barrels of Lancaster crude has so far been sold, it added.
The company continues to process captured 3D seismic data from Tapi Aike.
Chairman Colin Harrington is moving to become chief executive, while independent director Rick Grant, appointed at the end of June, will step into Harrington’s role, but in a non-executive capacity.
Columbus Energy Resources PLC (LON:CERP) was set up for a busy second half of 2019, according to chairman Leo Koot, who alongside interim results highlighted a number of upcoming exploration opportunities.
Oil sales totalled 92,154 barrels for the six month period, up 3.7% from the same period last year.
The group also told investors that work is continuing with partner Predator Oil & Gas to advance the enhanced oil recovery pilot project in the Inniss-Trinity area, in Trinidad.