|Tuesday, September 07, 1999
Oil and gas production has commenced from two of Noble Affiliates’ offshore Louisiana properties. Vermilion 335 is producing approximately 900 barrels of oil/condensate and 14.5 million cubic feet of gas per day. Noble's wholly owned subsidiary, Samedan Oil Corporation, owns a 50% working interest and is operator of the field. Other owners consist of Murphy Exploration & Production Company with 35% and Walter Oil & Gas Corporation with 15%. West Cameron 600 field is producing approximately 13 million cubic feet of gas and 15 barrels of condensate per day. Samedan Oil Corporation owns 100% working interest in the field. Noble Affiliates, Inc. is an independent energy company with exploration and production operations throughout major basins in the United States, including the Gulf of Mexico, as well as international operations primarily in Argentina, China, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, the Mediterranean and the North Sea.