Otto Energy,operator of the producing Galoc oilfield joint venture offshore the Philippines, has resumed production at Galoc operations in SC14C following the Typhoon that hit earlier in the week
Super Typhoon Haiyan passed directly through the Galoc field area during the night of November 8 carrying into the following day.
During the storm, sea states and wind speeds were the most severe ever experienced at Galoc. Production from the field was suspended as a precautionary measure on November 8 and the floating production vessel was evacuated to essential personnel only.
Following the storm, all personnel are safe and unharmed.
A thorough inspection of both the FPSO and the subsea infrastructure confirmed that only minor damage has been sustained.