Chuchupa is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Colombia and is operated by Hocol. The field is located in block Guajira, with water depth of 26 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Ecopetrol.

Production from Chuchupa

The Chuchupa conventional gas field recovered 96.08% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. The peak production was approximately 627 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2027. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 28.68 Mmboe, comprised of 172.07 bcf of natural gas reserves. Chuchupa conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

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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