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Cambodia Expects Offshore Crude Field to Start Up This Year

February 07, 2012

(Updates with field name in first paragraph.)

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Cambodia expects oil production to start in the offshore Block A by the end of this year, said Deputy Prime Minister Sok An.

The country is reviewing the field operator Chevron Corp.’s offshore production license this year, said Sok An at an energy conference in Bangkok today. The company found oil and gas in waters off the country in 2005, he said today.

--Editors: Christian Schmollinger, Baldave Singh

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