NEW YORK Noble Energy
Inc. has brought online its Tamar natural gas field off the
coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea.
All five of its subsea wells are
producing at "steady" rates totaling 300 million cubic feet per
day, the Houston-based energy company said. The field is
expected to reach its designed output of 1 billion cubic feet
per day in the third quarter, coinciding with peak summer
demand, the Houston-based company said.
The resource estimate for the field has been increased to 10
trillion cubic feet from 9 trillion cubic feet following
development drilling and continued reservoir analysis and