By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 24 -- CNOOC Ltd. has brought on stream Platform A, part of second-phase development of Bo Zhong (BZ) 25-1/25-1S field in 20 m of water in southeast Bohai Bay, 127 km southeast of Long Kou City, China.
Platform A is producing more than 2,200 b/d of light crude oil from two wells. The platform's start-up concludes the field's development period, which includes six platforms. Platforms B, D, E in Phase I and Platforms C and F in Phase II started production in 2004 and 2005.
BZ 25-1/25-1S field oil production, now 30,000 b/d, is expected to increase as additional wells are brought on line.
CNOOC holds 83.3% interest in the field and is operator.