CNOOC Brings New Bohai Sea Discoveries On Stream
At peak, the new discoveries are expected to contribute more than 12,000 BOPD.
CNOOC Limited has kicked off production from its Luda 5-2 oil field North Phase I project and Kenli 6-1 oil field 4-1 Block development project. Luda 5-2 is in the Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea, with average water depth of about 32 m and utilizes a thermal recovery wellhead platform and production platform tied into the Suizhong 36-1 oil field. A total of 28 development wells are planned, including 26 production wells and two water-source wells. The project is expected to reach its peak production of 8,200 B/D of oil in 2024.
Kenli 6-1 is in the south of Bohai Sea, with average water depth of about 17 m. The resource is being developed by a wellhead platform in addition to fully utilizing the existing processing facilities of the Bozhong 34-9 oil field. A total of 12 development wells are planned, including seven production wells and five water-injection wells. The field is expected to reach its peak production of 4,000 B/D of oil later this year.
CNOOC Limited is operator and sole owner of the Luda 5-2 oil field North and the Kenli 6-1 oil field 4-1 Block.