Santuario is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Mexico and is operated by Perenco Mexico. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block A-0396-Santuario. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Santuario, namely the Santuario Development. This project is currently in the approval stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Perenco Holdings and Petroleos Mexicanos.

Production from Santuario

The Santuario conventional oil field recovered 64.13% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2021. The peak production was approximately 17.44 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 14.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2063. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 56.81 Mmboe, comprised of 56.09 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 4.32 bcf of natural gas reserves. Santuario conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Perenco Mexico

Perenco Mexico SA de CV (Perenco) is an independent exploration and production company. The company is headquartered in Villahermosa, Mexico.

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