The 30,000-metric-tonne topsides portion of the offshore central platform, the largest ever to be built in Asia, was loaded out on a barge in mid-April and is set for installation onto its jacket in the second quarter.
The final Liwan 3-1 production well has been completed and offshore pipe installation continues. Construction on the gas plant, including the control and administrative buildings, is progressing with 10 liquids storage tanks in place.
Offshore Indonesia, two shallow water gas developments in the Madura Strait are being progressed.
The development plan for the combined MDA/MBH field received regulatory approval in the first quarter. Work on the BD field was advanced with the evaluation of tender bids for a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel and related infrastructure contracts.
Four new gas discoveries made offshore Indonesia in 2012 continue to be evaluated for commercial development.
-- Oil Sands
The first phase of the Sunrise Energy Project is advancing towards first production in 2014 and is approximately two-thirds complete.
The Central Processing Facility is progressing with all critical equipment and modules in place for the first of two processing plants. Field facilities are being finalized with all well pads and pipelines scheduled for completion later this year.
Early engineering work on the next phase of the 200,000 bbls/day (100,000 bbls/day net) development is continuing.
A regulatory application for a 3,000 bbls/day bitumen carbonate pilot at Saleski has been filed. Husky's total best estimate contingent resource holdings in its emerging oil sands portfolio, which includes approximately 15 properties, is 11.4 billion barrels, of which approximately 10 billion barrels have been attributed to the Saleski lease.
-- Atlantic Region
Husky achieved a significant milestone in the first quarter when it reached a landmark 200 million barrels of total oil production from the White Rose field, reflecting consistent execution over the past eight years of operations by meeting the target originally set for the entire life of the project.
At the North Amethyst field, drilling began on a fourth water injection well that is expected to be brought into service in the third quarter of 2013. The Company's application to develop the deeper Hibernia-level formation at North Amethyst is undergoing regulatory review.
Development drilling has started on the first gas injection well at the South White Rose field. Production from South White Rose will be tied back to the SeaRose FPSO with anticipated first production in 2014.
FEED for the West White Rose project was completed during the quarter. The development application is currently being prepared for submission.
The partner-operated Harpoon exploration well located near the Mizzen discovery in the Flemish Pass has been spud and drilling is continuing. Husky holds a 35 percent working interest in Harpoon.
A 20,000 bbls/day kerosene hydrotreater commenced operations in mid-April at the Lima Refinery in Ohio. The hydrotreater gives the refinery greater flexibility to swing between on-road diesel and jet fuel production to take advantage of market conditions while also increasing distillate capacity.
The partner-operated Toledo, Ohio refinery has commenced operating a new reformer unit designed to increase efficiency and reduce costs while allowing the Company to produce low-vapour pressure gasoline.