Santuario is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Mexico and is operated by Perenco Mexico . The field is located in block A-0396-Santuario.

An expansion project is associated with the Santuario, namely Santuario Development. This project is currently in the approval stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroleos Mexicanos and Perenco Holdings .

Production from Santuario

The Santuario conventional oil field recovered 46.96% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 20.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 9 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2063. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 107.14 Mmboe, comprised of 104.63 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 15.05 bcf of natural gas reserves. Santuario conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Perenco Mexico

Perenco Mexico SA de CV (Perenco) is an independent exploration and production company. The company is headquartered in Villahermosa, Mexico.


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