Capella is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Colombia and is operated by Emerald Energy. The field is located in block Ombu (Capella).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sinochem and Arrow Exploration.

Production from Capella

The Capella heavy oil field recovered 52.53% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2014. The peak production was approximately 3.2 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2037.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 4.41 Mmboe, comprised of 4.41 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Capella heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Emerald Energy

Emerald Energy Plc, is an energy company that carries out the exploration, development, production, processing and transportation of hydrocarbons. The company is headquartered in London, the UK.


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