Lula Central is a producing conventional oil field located in ultra-deepwater in Brazil and is operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. The field is located in block BM-S-11 (Tupi), with water depth of 7,218 feet.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Pre-Sal Petroleo, Royal Dutch Shell, Galp Energia SGPS, China Petrochemical and Petroleo Brasileiro.
Production from Lula Central
The Lula Central conventional oil field recovered 42.42% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2018. The peak production was approximately 142.36 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 90 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2038. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 312.62 Mmboe, comprised of 270.74 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 251.31 bcf of natural gas reserves. Lula Central conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.06% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.
About Petroleo Brasileiro
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is an integrated company specializing in the oil, natural gas and energy industry. Its major businesses include exploration and production, refining, marketing, trade and transportation of oil and gas. The company also conducts biofuel, natural gas, petrochemical, electricity and chemical businesses, and oil product distribution. It is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and the South American continent. It also participates in the domestic power market through investments in thermoelectric power plants and renewable energy. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Petrobras markets its products in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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