Van Gogh is a producing heavy oil field located in deepwater in Australia and is operated by Santos WA PVG. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block WA-155-P, WA-35-L, and WA-55-L, with water depth of 1,207 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Inpex and Santos.

Production from Van Gogh

The Van Gogh heavy oil field recovered 44.80% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2019. The peak production was approximately 40.00 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2068. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 127.05 Mmboe, comprised of 127.05 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Van Gogh heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.30% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

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