Dongfang 13-2 is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in China and is operated by CNOOC . The field is located in block Block DF 13-2, with water depth of 213 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China National Offshore Oil .

Production from Dongfang 13-2

The Dongfang 13-2 conventional gas field recovered 20.70% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2020. The peak production was approximately 260 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2052. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 126.33 Mmboe, comprised of 757.96 bcf of natural gas reserves. Dongfang 13-2 conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


CNOOC Ltd (CNOOC), a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp, is an upstream oil and gas company. It carries out the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil and natural gas. The company operates major oil fields in Bohai, Western South China Sea, Eastern South China Sea, and the East China Sea. It operates either independently or in cooperation with foreign partners through production sharing contracts. In overseas, the company holds interests in oil and natural gas blocks in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. CNOOC is headquartered in Beijing City, Beijing, China.


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