Australia’s Melbana oil exploration company, which has rights in a Cuban area known as block 9, will now also work to enhance production from the separate Santa Cruz offshore field, which has been producing oil for over a decade. “Melbana has completed its initial assessment, yielding a number of promising opportunities to enhance production” from the Santa Cruz offshore field just off the islands northeastern coast, about 28 miles away from Havana, the company said on Wednesday. The Santa Cruz field is an area that was estimated to have up to 100 million barrels of recoverable oil, with some production there over the last 12 years, the company said. Field production in 2012 in Santa Cruz […]