Bretana is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Peru and is operated by PetroTal Peru. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 95. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Bretana, namely the Bretana Development. This project is currently in the commissioning stage, expected to start in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by PetroTal.

Production from Bretana

The Bretana heavy oil field recovered 12.89% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2024. The peak production will approximately 22.25 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 84.86 Mmboe, comprised of 84.86 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Bretana heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.20% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

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