Papekop is a conventional gas development located onshore Netherlands and is operated by Vermilion Energy Netherlands. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Papekop was discovered in 1986, lies in block Papekop. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026.

Field participation details

The field is owned by EBN, The Parkmead Group and Vermilion Energy.

Production from Papekop

Production from the Papekop conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2031, to approximately 24 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 14.37 Mmboe, comprised of 86.20 bcf of natural gas reserves.

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