Akal is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in Mexico and is operated by Petroleos Mexicanos. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block A-0008-Akal, with water depth of 116 feet. Buy the profile here.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Petroleos Mexicanos.
Production from Akal
The Akal heavy oil field recovered 98.59% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2004. The peak production was approximately 2,042.05 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 701.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2041. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 204.16 Mmboe, comprised of 97.13 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 642.21 bcf of natural gas reserves. Akal heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.48% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.
About Petroleos Mexicanos
Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is a state-owned integrated oil and gas company. It operates across the value chain of the oil and gas industry, from exploration and production to processing, logistics, and marketing. The company also produces and distributes a wide range of petrochemical products. PEMEX owns and operates oil refineries, petrochemical and gas processing complexes, land and maritime terminals, oil and gas pipelines, maritime vessels, and a fleet of road transportation. The company sells gasoline and diesel in the domestic market through gas service stations under the PEMEX brand. It also exports crude oil, natural gas, petroleum, and petrochemical products to international markets. PEMEX is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.
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