La Calera is a producing unconventional oil field located onshore Argentina and is operated by Pluspetrol Energy. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block La Calera. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Pluspetrol Resources and YPF.

Production from La Calera

The La Calera unconventional oil field recovered 14.61% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2023. The peak production was approximately 5.79 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 175.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 170.68 Mmboe, comprised of 28.24 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 854.65 bcf of natural gas reserves. La Calera unconventional oil field reserves accounts 0.15% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional oil fields globally.

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