McKee is a producing conventional gas field located onshore New Zealand and is operated by Todd Energy. The field is located in block 174E39/2 (PML 38086).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Todd.

Production from McKee

The McKee conventional gas field recovered 94.74% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1989. The peak production was approximately 10.6 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 9 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2033. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 4.18 Mmboe, comprised of 0.21 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 23.85 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Todd Energy

Todd Energy Ltd (Todd Energy) a subsidiary of Todd Corporation Limited, operates as an energy company which offers exploration and production services. The company discovers and develops oil and gas reserves. Its services include petroleum and reservoir engineering, drilling, exploration and production. Todd Energy develops Mangahewa field and manages and participates in development of drilling programmes in Maui, Maari, Mangahewa and Kapuni. The company transports gas and liquids from producing wells to processing plants. It has explorations interests in Taranaki basin and New Zealand basins. The company’s production sites include McKee, Mangahewa, Kapuni, Pohokura, Maari and Maui. Todd Energy is headquartered in New Plymouth, New Zealand.


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