Hormiguero Sur is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Ecuador and is operated by Consorcio Petrolero Bloque 17. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 17 (Hormiguero). Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China National Petroleum, China Petrochemical and CPC.

Production from Hormiguero Sur

The Hormiguero Sur heavy oil field recovered 44.14% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2020. The peak production was approximately 2.13 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2077.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 9.06 Mmboe, comprised of 8.92 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 0.86 bcf of natural gas reserves. Hormiguero Sur heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

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