The total oil & gas production South America increased by 5.35% in 2021-2022. The largest oil-producing countries are Brazil, Colombia, and Ecuador. Through 2030, South American annual oil & gas production is forecasted to decrease by a CAGR of 4.33%. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global oil & gas fields segment. Buy the latest oil & gas fields profiles here.

Here are the 10 largest upcoming crude oil fields by reserves in South America, according to GlobalData’s Upstream Fields Database.

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1. Uaru

Uaru is located in North Atlantic Ocean, Guyana. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, Exxon Mobil , Hess, and operated by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecasted to peak in 2028 at approximately 0.25mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056. Buy the profile here.

2. Yellowtail

Yellowtail is located in North Atlantic Ocean, Guyana. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, Exxon Mobil, Hess, and operated by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecasted to peak in 2027 at approximately 0.24mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2055. Buy the profile here.

3. Bacalhau

Bacalhau is located in the South Atlantic Ocean, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China Petrochemical, Equinor, Exxon Mobil, Galp Energia SGPS and operated by Equinor Brasil Energia. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecasted to peak in 2026 at approximately 0.23mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2051. Buy the profile here.

4. Buzios VII (Franco)

Buzios VII (Franco) is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, Petroleo Brasileiro, and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecasted to peak in 2026 at approximately 0.22mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054. Buy the profile here.

5. Buzios XI (Franco)

Buzios XI (Franco) is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, Petroleo Brasileiro, and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2027 and is forecasted to peak in 2029 at approximately 0.22mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057. Buy the profile here.

6. Buzios X (Franco)

Buzios X (Franco) is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, Petroleo Brasileiro, and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecasted to peak in 2028 at approximately 0.22mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056. Buy the profile here.

7. Buzios XII (Franco)

Buzios XII (Franco) is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, Petroleo Brasileiro, and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2029 and is forecasted to peak in 2031 at approximately 0.22mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059. Buy the profile here.

8. Buzios IX (Franco)

Buzios IX (Franco) is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, Petroleo Brasileiro, and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro.” Production from this field is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecasted to peak in 2028 at approximately 0.22mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056. Buy the profile here.

9. Lula Oeste

Lula Oeste is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China Petrochemical, Galp Energia SGPS, Petroleo Brasileiro, Pre-Sal Petroleo and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecasted to peak in 2024 at approximately 0.14mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2061. Buy the profile here.

10. Buzios V (Franco)

Buzios V (Franco) is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This upcoming crude oil field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, Petroleo Brasileiro, and operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Production from this field is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecasted to peak in 2026 at approximately 0.15mmbpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on GlobalData estimates, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2048. Buy the profile here.

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