Rio Saldana is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Colombia and is operated by Hocol. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Tolima. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Ecopetrol.

Production from Rio Saldana

The Rio Saldana heavy oil field recovered 33.44% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2020. The peak production was approximately 1.10 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2061.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 4.37 Mmboe, comprised of 4.37 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Rio Saldana heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Hocol

Hocol SA operates as a hydrocarbon exploration and production company. It has exploration and oil operations in the upper and middle Magdalena valleys, including the San Francisco field, and Central Plains (Llanos) regions of Colombia, as well as in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela.

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