Heritage Oil boosts Russian output

Production has more than trebled at one of Heritage Oil’s Russian fields, as results from drilling and testing one well exceeded expectations. The oil and gas company announced that production at the Zapadno Chumpasskoye Field increased from 431 barrels of oil per day (bopd) to the current level of 1,600 bopd. Well 363 is now producing at a controlled rate of 1,205 bopd, and produced up rates of up to 1,405 bopd during the flow test. The firm said that the well’s potential is estimated to be 2,365 bopd.