CNOOC Ltd. reported that its Wenchang 13-6 oil field has started production. The field, which lies in 120 m of water west of the Pearl River Mouth basin, is part of the Wenchang oil fields and shares existing adjacent facilities for the development.
The main production facilities include a wellhead platform and 12 producing wells. There are currently 5 wells producing about 1,300 b/d.
Wenchang 13-6 is an independent oil field in which CNOOC holds 100% interest and is operator.