Chim Sao (Blackbird) and Dua is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Vietnam and is operated by Premier Oil Vietnam Offshore. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 12 W, with water depth of 377 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Chim Sao (Blackbird) and Dua, namely the Chim Sao Infill Development. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Harbour Energy, PT Medco Daya Abadi Lestari and Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group.

Production from Chim Sao (Blackbird) and Dua

The Chim Sao (Blackbird) and Dua conventional oil field recovered 88.59% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2014. The peak production was approximately 25.79 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 29.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2028. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 12.72 Mmboe, comprised of 9.62 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 18.59 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Chim Sao (Blackbird) and Dua conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Chim Sao (Blackbird) and Dua project as follows.

Other Contractors: HammerTech

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