Shunbei is a producing conventional oil field located onshore China and is operated by China Petroleum & Chemical.

An expansion project is associated with the Shunbei, namely Shunbei Development. This project is currently in the commissioning stage, expected to start in 2022.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China Petrochemical.

Production from Shunbei

The Shunbei conventional oil field recovered 11.00% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2035. The peak production will approximately 21.65 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 33 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2071.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 267.82 Mmboe, comprised of 210.38 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 344.63 bcf of natural gas reserves. Shunbei conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.06% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About China Petroleum & Chemical

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec), a subsidiary of China Petrochemical Corporation, is a vertically integrated energy and chemical company. It operates in the oil and gas exploration and production, extraction and marketing; oil refining; and production, marketing, storage and transportation of petrochemicals, chemical fibers, chemical fertilizers and other chemical products. The company also undertakes import and export agency business of crude oil, natural gas, refined oil products, petrochemicals, chemicals, and other commodities and technologies; research, development and application of technology and information. Its product portfolio includes refined oil products such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel; and petrochemical products that include synthetic resin, synthetic fiber monomers and polymers, synthetic rubber, synthetic fiber, chemical fertilizer and petrochemical intermediates. Sinopec is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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