CPC’s first shipment of Chad oil arrives

KAOHSIUNG CEREMONY: CPC Corp, Taiwan has what it takes to independently explore and develop fossil fuel resources abroad, the chairman of the state-run company said

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 02, 2020
By:  Angelica Oung / Staff reporter

A tanker bearing the first shipment o6f oil from CPC Corp, Taiwan’s oil field in Chad arrives in Kaohsiung yesterday.
Photo: CNA

The first shipment of oil from CPC Corp, Taiwan’s (CPC, 台灣中油) oil fields in Chad arrived in Kaohsiung Port yesterday, heralded by water cannon boats.

The fanfare was to celebrate a successful end of a long and uncertain journey by the state-run company to develop its own oil fields.

CPC in 2006 secured the rights to explore the Oryx Oilfield from the government of Chad, and struck oil three years later.

In 2017, it signed a 25-year license to develop the field.    [FULL  STORY]

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