First Oil Flows at CNOOC's Wenchang 13-6 Field in South China Sea

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First production commences at CNOOC's Wenchang 13-6 oil field in the Western South China Sea.

China's largest offshore crude oil and natural gas producer CNOOC Limited announced Monday that it has commenced production at the company-operated Wenchang 13-6 oil field in the Western South China Sea, offshore China.

The Wenchang 13-6 oilfield, located in average water depths of approximately 393 feet (120 meters) on the west of Pearl River Mouth Basin, is part of the Wenchang oil fields and shares the existing adjacent facilities for the offshore development. The main production facilities comprise one wellhead platform and 12 producing wells, including 5 wells that are currently producing approximately 1,300 barrels per day.

First production from Wenchang 13-6 oil field, in which CNOOC has a 100 percent interest, has been brought into operation as indicated in a company presentation in January. Earlier this month, CNOOC commenced production at Panyu 10-2/5/8 oil development in the Pearl River Mouth Basin in the South China Sea, while first gas flowed at the Lingshui 36-1 field offshore Zhejiang province, China in late July.


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