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December 6, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 11:47am

Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) Heavy Oil Field, US

By Carmen

Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in the US and is operated by Eni Petroleum US. The field is located in block ADL 389958, ADL 355036, ADL 355037, ADL 355038, ADL 389960, ADL 389954, ADL 389952, ADL 389959, and ADL 389950.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni.

Production from Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut)

The Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) heavy oil field recovered 72.86% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2016. The peak production was approximately 13.72 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2040.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 12.65 Mmboe, comprised of 12.65 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Oooguruk Unit (Nuiqsut) heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Eni Petroleum US

Eni Petroleum US LLC (ENI Petroleum) is a provider of oil and gas production and exploration services. The company is a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. ENI Petroleum is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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