Nikaitchuq Unit (Schrader Bluff) is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in the US and is operated by Eni Petroleum US. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block ADL 390615, ADL 390616, and ADL 391283. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni.

Production from Nikaitchuq Unit (Schrader Bluff)

The Nikaitchuq Unit (Schrader Bluff) heavy oil field recovered 47.77% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2015. The peak production was approximately 24.45 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2062.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 81.86 Mmboe, comprised of 81.86 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Nikaitchuq Unit (Schrader Bluff) heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.19% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Eni Petroleum US

Eni Petroleum US LLC (Eni Petroleum) is a provider of oil and gas production and exploration services. The company is a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. Eni Petroleum is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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