Aurelian Oil & Gas has announced the first gas sales from the joint venture Bilca Development, which is situated in the Brodina Block in northern Romania.

Aurelian is the operator of the Bilca Development, which is a joint venture between Aurelian, (28.75%), Europa (28.75%), Ascent (5%) and the Romanian state gas producing company SNGN Romgaz SA (37.5%).

Aurelian said that gas sales volumes will gradually increase over the next few days to the contract rate for October of 200,000 cubic meters per day.