Frontier Oil operated Uquo field onshore south east Niger Delta basin flamed to life at 4pm on the 29th of December 2012. The company is now commissioning the 200MMscf/d Uquo field Ekid gas plant. Frontier Oil hopes to start commercial gas production to Ibom power, through the 66km Accugas pipeline (operated by Seven Energy) by end January 2013. The Uquo Field is a gas field with an oil rim. Frontier anticipates that production from the oil rim will commence around end of March 2013.