Forest Oil Begins Production from South Marsh Block 105

Continuing a recent trend of successful news releases about the Gulf of Mexico, Forest Oil Corporation has begun initial production from its newly installed South Marsh Island No. 105 "A" Platform.

The A-1, A-2, and A-3 wells were brought on-line at a combined gross rate of 27 Mmcfe/d. Forest has a 50 percent working interest in the SMI 105 field. Unocal is the operator.