Exploitation of Su Tu Nau oil field begins
17:50 | 25/10/2014
VGP – A ceremony to welcome the first oil flow from the Su Tu Nau (Brown Lion) oil field in Block 15.1 in the Cuu Long Basin was held recently in Ho Chi Minh City with the participation of Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai.

The first oil ceremony of Su Tu Nau - Photo: VGP

The Deputy PM underlined the significance of the event, regarding this as a new step forward of Viet Nam’s oil and gas sector. 

The Deputy PM presented the oil field’s operator – the Cuu Long Joint Operating Company with the Labor Order, second and third class.

Several individuals of the Petro Viet Nam Exploration and Production Corporation (PVEP) were also awarded Friendship Order on the occasion. 

According to PVEP General Director Do Van Khanh, the success of the project has opened up a new prospect for applying the technology to the exploration and exploitation of small near-shore oil fields in the Cuu Long Basin as well as in other areas.

This is the seven of this kind. Earlier, PVEP intended to exploit nine oil fields in 2014, he added/.

By Khanh Phuong   

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