Kingfisher is a conventional oil development located onshore Uganda and is operated by CNOOC Uganda. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Kingfisher was discovered in 2006, lies in block Exploration Area 3A and PL 1/12 (Kingfisher). Buy the profile here.
The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2022. The development cost is expected to be $3,000 m. The Kingfisher conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 31 wells.
Field participation details
The field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, TotalEnergies and Uganda National Oil.
Production from Kingfisher
Production from the Kingfisher conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 40,125 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2045.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 189.43 Mmboe, comprised of 189.43 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.
Contractors involved in the Kingfisher conventional oil field
Some of the key contractors involved in the Kingfisher project as follows.
Design/FEED Engineering: Petrofac and China National Offshore Oil
Main EPC: China Petroleum Engineering
EPC Contractors: China National Petroleum and Excel Construction
Other Contractors: Bureau Veritas, Det Norske Veritas Holding, TecLab and Ilm Environmental Resource Management Consulting (Shanghai)
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