Macueta (Acambuco) is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Argentina and is operated by Pan American Energy. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Acambuco and Macueta Oeste. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, Bridas Energy Holdings, China National Offshore Oil, Shell, Vista Oil & Gas SAB de CV, WPX Energy and YPF.

Production from Macueta (Acambuco)

The Macueta (Acambuco) conventional gas field recovered 83.12% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2008. The peak production was approximately 7.03 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 156.00 Mmcfd of natural gas and 0.09 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2040. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 21.77 Mmboe, comprised of 1.82 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 116.17 bcf of natural gas reserves and 0.58 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Macueta (Acambuco) conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Pan American Energy

Pan American Energy SL (PAE) is and oil and gas company that offers exploration services. The company carries out oil and gas exploration and production services in Argentina. Its products include crude oil and natural gas. PAE provides transportation, treatment, storage and shipping of oil, energy generation and distribution of gas. The company operates hydrocarbon basins such as Neuquina, Noroeste, Golfo San Jorge and Austral Basins in Argentina. It also pipelines, oil terminals, gas distribution and power generation facilities. The company operates has its energy production operations in Buenos Aires, Jump, Chubut and Neuquen. PAE is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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