Whiptail is a conventional oil development located in ultra-deepwater in Guyana and is operated by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Whiptail was discovered in 2019, lies in block Stabroek, with water depth of around 6,217 feet. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2028. The Whiptail conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 52 wells and includes FPSO.
Field participation details
The field is owned by China National Offshore Oil, Exxon Mobil and Hess.
Production from Whiptail
Production from the Whiptail conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2028 and is forecast to peak in 2029, to approximately 247,500 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 673.86 Mmboe, comprised of 673.86 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.
About Esso Exploration and Production Guyana
Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. (Esso Exploration and Production Guyana) is a company that explore and produce oil and gas products.The company is headquartered in Guyana.
For more details on the Whiptail Conventional Oil Field, buy the profile here.