Canadian-listed oil and gas company TAG Oil is producing 4000 barrels of oil a day from its onshore Taranaki fields after adding a further 1100 barrels a day from its Cheal-B7 well and has a further 3500 barrels daily ready to come on stream.

TAG says Cheal-B7 is achieving a natural daily flow rate at an average of more than 1100 barrels of light oil, as well as associated gas.