Lishui 36-1 is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in China and is operated by CNOOC. The field is located in block Block 25/34, with water depth of 248 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China National Offshore Oil and Primeline Energy Holdings.

Production from Lishui 36-1

The Lishui 36-1 conventional gas field recovered 38.51% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2018. The peak production was approximately 53 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 31.58 Mmboe, comprised of 189.48 bcf of natural gas reserves. Lishui 36-1 conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% 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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