Arrecife is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Colombia and is operated by Hocol. The field is located in block Vim 8.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Ecopetrol.

Production from Arrecife

The Arrecife conventional gas field recovered 7.06% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 0 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 5 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 3.8 Mmboe, comprised of 0 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 22.78 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Hocol

Hocol SA operates as a hydrocarbon exploration and production company. It has exploration and oil operations in the upper and middle Magdalena valleys, including the San Francisco field, and Central Plains (Llanos) regions of Colombia, as well as in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela.


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