Weizhou 12-2 is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in China and is operated by CNOOC. The field is located in block Beibu Gulf 22/12, with water depth of 131 feet.
Field participation details
The field is owned by China National Offshore Oil.
Production from Weizhou 12-2
The Weizhou 12-2 conventional oil field recovered 24.97% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2019. The peak production was approximately 42.53 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2064. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 185.61 Mmboe, comprised of 185.61 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Weizhou 12-2 conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional 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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