Higashi-Niigata is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Japan and is operated by Japan Petroleum Exploration. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Buy the profile here.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Japan Petroleum Exploration.
Production from Higashi-Niigata
The Higashi-Niigata conventional gas field recovered 96.31% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2006. The peak production was approximately 1.40 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 19.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2036. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 1.26 Mmboe, comprised of 0.55 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 4.28 bcf of natural gas reserves.
About Japan Petroleum Exploration
Japan Petroleum Exploration Co Ltd (JAPEX) is an integrated energy company that carries out exploration, development, production and sale of crude oil and natural gas. It also purchases, sells, transports, and supply crude oil and natural gas through pipelines, tank trucks and tankers. The company manufactures, sells and transports petroleum products, and bitumen. It focuses on the development of renewable energy including geothermal power generation and offers contract drilling services. It also facilitates carbon dioxide underground storage. The company has main offices in Japan, the US, the UK, Indonesia and the UAE, and operations in the US, Indonesia, Canada, Iraq and Russia. JAPEX is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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