West Sichuan is a conventional gas development located onshore China and is operated by Sinopec Southwest Oil & Gas. Discovered in 2014

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The West Sichuan conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately seven wells.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China Petrochemical.

Production from West Sichuan

Production from the West Sichuan conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2026, to approximately 329 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2070.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 665.12 Mmboe, comprised of 3,990.72 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Sinopec Southwest Oil & Gas

Sinopec Southwest Oil & Gas Co (Sinopec Southwest Oil & Gas) is a domestic upstream oilfield company of Sinopec, in charge of oil and gas exploration, development and sales in Sichuan basin and surrounding areas. The company is headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. 


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