NGC and BHP have signed a Gas Sales Agreement for the Ruby Field.
Ruby is located in Block 3(a) off the east coast of Trinidad, and is expected to be commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2021.
BHP is the operator of the block, with NGC, through its subsidiary NGC E&P (Netherlands) B.V., and Heritage Petroleum Company Limited, as partners.
The Ruby project will comprise five development wells and one platform producing from the Ruby and Delaware fields in Block 3(a).
It is expected to produce 16,000 barrels per day of crude oil along with 85 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (MMscfd).
Present at today’s signing ceremony was Energy Minister Franklin Khan, who said they development of the Ruby Project will bring work for local energy services companies.