Mexilhao is a producing conventional gas field located in deepwater in Brazil and is operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block BS-400 (Mexilhao), with water depth of 1,794 feet. Buy the profile here.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Petroleo Brasileiro.
Production from Mexilhao
The Mexilhao conventional gas field recovered 42.77% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2017. The peak production was approximately 5.93 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 260.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2062. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 214.40 Mmboe, comprised of 12.76 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 1,209.84 bcf of natural gas reserves. Mexilhao conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.07% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.
About Petroleo Brasileiro
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is an integrated oil & gas company. Its major businesses include exploration and production, refining, marketing, trade and transportation of oil and gas. The company also conducts biofuel, natural gas, petrochemical, electricity and chemical businesses, and oil product distribution. It is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and the South American continent. It also participates in the domestic power market through investments in thermoelectric power plants and renewable energy. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Petrobras markets its products in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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