Finance & Investing
News Services
Get free industry updates via email.
Daily News
Weekly News
Equipment Updates
Weekly Job Register
Monthly Event Guide
Our privacy


Production Commences at Wenchang 8-3E Oil Field

change text size

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) announced that the offshore Wenchang 8-3E oil field has recently commenced production.

The Wenchang 8-3E oil field is located in the western Pearl River Mouth Basin with an average water depth of about 361-394 feet (110-120 meters). The project has 4 producing wells and is expected to reach its peak production within the year.

CNOOC declined to comment on the current production level at the Wenchang 8-3E oil field when contacted by Rigzone.

CNOOC is the operator of the Wenchang 8-3E oil field, with a 100 percent interest.

Cheang has covered the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry for over a decade. Email Cheang at


Post a Comment Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies

More from this Author
Cheang Chee Yew
APAC Editor |
 -  Lamprell Clinches $390M Contract to Bu... (Apr 16)
 -  Eni, KrisEnergy Take Over Neon's 25% S... (Apr 15)
 -  SHI Clinches $1.3B Contract to Build 2... (Apr 10)
 -  Australia Invites Bids for 30 Offshore... (Apr 9)
 -  Q&A Spotlight: Kim Heng's CEO Thomas T... (Apr 7)
Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Operations Engineer
Expertise: Production Operator
Location: Anchorage, AK
FPSO Company Rep
Expertise: FPSO/FPU
Location: Gabon
LNG Production Engineer, Graduate Program
Expertise: Gas Plant Operations
Location: London
search for more jobs