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    Triton celebrates first oil from Ceiba field

    Projects and Operations // February 23, 2001
    Triton Energy Limited has celebrated the start of oil production from its Ceiba Field offshore Equatorial Guinea in a ceremony that was held on 11 February.

    The "first oil" ceremony, which was held in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, recognisedthe record-setting development of the Ceiba Field and the contributions to itssuccess made by the government and people of the Republic of EquatorialGuinea.

    Oil production from the Ceiba Field, located about 22 miles offshore the continental coast of Equatorial Guinea, began on November 22, 2000. First oilwas achieved less than 14 months after discovery of the field, a deepwater industry record. The investment in the Ceiba project by Triton and itspartner, Energy Africa, including 2001 capital spending, amounts to about$600 million to date.

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