Rimu / Kauri is a producing conventional gas field located onshore New Zealand and is operated by Westside NewZealand. The field is located in block 174E39/27 (PMP 38155) and 174E39/27 (PMP 38151).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Westside.

Production from Rimu / Kauri

The Rimu / Kauri conventional gas field recovered 90.29% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2005. The peak production was approximately 0.79 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 16 Mmcfd of natural gas and 0.3 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2037.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 0.78 Mmboe, comprised of 0.47 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 1.64 bcf of natural gas reserves and 0.03 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves.


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