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Latin drilling slips as Starfish produces first gas

The number of gas-focused rigs in operation in Latin America fell to 17 in April The number of gas-focused rigs in operation in Latin America fell to 17 in April.
By Chris Noon 25 May 2018 Americas / Exploration & Production 0 31020

Gas-focused drilling in Latin America ticked down during April. There were 17 rigs drilling for gas in the region during the month, according to Baker Hughes data, which was one fewer than in March. However, drilling activity is at a similar level to the same point in the two previous years. Trinidad and Tobago lost one rig during the month, while Shell announced first gas from an infill drilling programme in the country’s Starfish field, which is part of the gas-rich East Coast Marine Area,...