Qinhuangdao 32-6 is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in China and is operated by CNOOC. The field is located in block Qinhuangdao 32-6.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Chevron and China National Offshore Oil.

Production from Qinhuangdao 32-6

The Qinhuangdao 32-6 heavy oil field recovered 76.72% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2003. The peak production was approximately 37.7 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2035.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 64.35 Mmboe, comprised of 64.35 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Qinhuangdao 32-6 heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.15% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.


CNOOC Ltd (CNOOC), a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp, is an upstream oil and gas company. It carries out the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil and natural gas. The company operates major oil fields in Bohai, Western South China Sea, Eastern South China Sea, and the East China Sea. It operates either independently or in cooperation with foreign partners through production sharing contracts. In overseas, the company holds interests in oil and natural gas blocks in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. CNOOC is headquartered in Beijing City, Beijing, China.


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