Nelson is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Colombia and is operated by Canacol Energy Colombia. The field is located in block Esperanza and Esperanza (Nelson).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Canacol Energy.

Production from Nelson

The Nelson conventional gas field recovered 59.12% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2019. The peak production was approximately 62 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 14.89 Mmboe, comprised of 0 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 89.31 bcf of natural gas reserves. Nelson conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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