Eni has announced the start of production from the Vandumbu field in Block 15/06. Eni said on 10 December that first oil from the Vandumbu field was achieved in late November, three months ahead of schedule. Along with the start-up of a subsea multiphase boosting system in early December, this has boosted oil production from Block 15/06 by 20,000 b/d via the West Hub’s N’Goma floating production, storage and offloading vessel.