Prudhoe Bay Unit (Orion Schrader Bluf) is a producing heavy oil field located onshore the US and is operated by Hilcorp North Slope. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block ADL 47446, ADL 390067, ADL 47447, ADL 28238, ADL 28263, ADL 28240, ADL 28245, ADL 25637, ADL 28239, ADL 28241, ADL 28262, ADL 47450, ADL 47449, ADL 47453, and ADL 47452. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Hilcorp Energy.

Production from Prudhoe Bay Unit (Orion Schrader Bluf)

The Prudhoe Bay Unit (Orion Schrader Bluf) heavy oil field recovered 98.85% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2007. The peak production was approximately 10.10 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2026.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 0.46 Mmboe, comprised of 0.46 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

About Hilcorp North Slope

Hilcorp North Slope LLC (Hilcorp North Slope) is engaged in oil and natural gas exploration and production related activities. The company is headquartered in Texas, the US.

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