Capella is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Colombia and is operated by Emerald Energy. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Ombu (Capella). Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Arrow Exploration and Sinochem Holdings.

Production from Capella

The Capella heavy oil field recovered 45.04% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2014. The peak production was approximately 3.20 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 6.81 Mmboe, comprised of 6.81 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Capella heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Emerald Energy

Emerald Energy Plc, is an energy company that carries out the exploration, development, production, processing and transportation of hydrocarbons. The company is headquartered in London, the UK.

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