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December 3, 2021

El Tordillo (El Tordillo) Conventional Oil Field, Argentina

By Carmen

El Tordillo (El Tordillo) is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Argentina and is operated by Tecpetrol. The field is located in block El Tordillo and Santa Cruz I Fraccion C.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Pampa Energia, The Techint Group, Petrominera Chubut and YPF.

Production from El Tordillo (El Tordillo)

The El Tordillo (El Tordillo) conventional oil field recovered 82.58% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2006. The peak production was approximately 26.43 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 17 Mmcfd of natural gas and 0.13 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2046. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 35.69 Mmboe, comprised of 31.75 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 21.8 bcf of natural gas reserves and 0.31 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. El Tordillo (El Tordillo) conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Tecpetrol

Tecpetrol SA (Tecpetrol), a subsidiary of Techint Group, is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The company acquires, explores, produces, transports and distributes oil and gas. It operates fields and blocks in Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Colombia. Tecpetrol’s portfolio includes Ipati and the Aquio blocks in Bolivia; and El Tordillo, La Tapera, Estancia La Mariposa, Puesto Quiroga and Jose Segundo in Argentina among others. The company markets products to refineries, end-users, local distributors, electrical power generators and industrial customers. It also supply electricity to the TenarisTamsa and Ternium industrial plants. Tecpetrol is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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