* The Buzzard field, the largest contributor to the Forties stream, has returned to normal production levels, according to operator Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd. A technical glitch last week knocked production back to around 160,000 barrels per day, from closer to 180,000 bpd.
Output at the UK’s Buzzard oilfield has fallen by around 20,000-30,000 barrels per day after a technical glitch. The field is the main contributor to the Forties grade.
The Buzzard oilfield, the largest contributing to the Forties stream, is set to return to production soon following a planned shutdown. The work should be finished around Oct. 22, based on information given earlier by trade sources, Reuters reported.