Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) 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 389958, ADL 355036, ADL 355037, ADL 355038, ADL 389960, ADL 389954, ADL 389952, ADL 389959, and ADL 389950, with water depth of 11 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni.

Production from Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut)

The Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) heavy oil field recovered 78.92% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2016. The peak production was approximately 13.72 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2036.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 9.57 Mmboe, comprised of 9.57 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.02% 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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