Culebra is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Ecuador and is operated by Petroamazonas EP. The field is located in block Block 61 (Auca).
Field participation details
The field is owned by EP Petroecuador.
Production from Culebra
The Culebra heavy oil field recovered 34.35% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2020. The peak production was approximately 11.08 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 2 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2072. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 54.64 Mmboe, comprised of 53.23 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 8.45 bcf of natural gas reserves. Culebra heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.12% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.
About Petroamazonas EP
Petroamazonas EP (Petroamazonas) is a state-owned oil and gas company which provides exploration and production of hydrocarbons and related substances. The company operates upstream oil and gas operations which include assets management, planning and management control, financial management, maintenance, information technology, operations and drilling, among others. It also provides programs and services such as data mangement, plans and manuals, safety health, software and environment, community relations, and drilling services. Petroamazonas explores and produces light, medium, heavy and extra heavy crude oil, as well as natural gas in Ecuador. Petroamazonas is headquartered in Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador.
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