More Weizhou oil wells start production in South China Sea

Phase II production from Weizhou 12-2 oil field has been brought on stream, CNOOC Ltd. said of its project in Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea. The oil field lies in 35.7 m of water. In addition to existing Weizhou 12-2 oil field equipment, one platform was built under Phase II.

Phase II production from Weizhou 12-2 oil field has been brought on stream, CNOOC Ltd. said of its project in Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea.

The oil field lies in 35.7 m of water. In addition to existing Weizhou 12-2 oil field equipment, one platform was built under Phase II.

Seven wells currently produce 6,400 b/d. The project is expected to reach peak production of 11,800 b/d in 2018 (OGJ Online, Sept. 14, 2016).

CNOOC holds 100% interest and operates the field.

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