CNOOC starts production at Kenli development project

Dec. 27, 2022
China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. (CNOOC) started production at Kenli 6-1 Oilfield 5-1, 5-2, 6-1 Block development project south of Bohai Sea.

China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. (CNOOC) started production at Kenli 6-1 Oilfield 5-1, 5-2, 6-1 Block development project south of Bohai Sea.

Kenli 6-1 oilfield 5-1, 5-2, 6-1 block is the main area of Kenli 6-1 oilfield with average water depth of about 9 m. Kenli 6-1 is the first large-scale shallow lithological oilfield with a reserve of 100 million tons discovered in Laibei lower uplift in the Bohai Sea (OGJ Online, March 16, 2020). Main production infrastructure includes one central platform and six unmanned wellhead platforms.

Up to 107 development wells are planned, including 67 production wells, 36 water-injection wells, and 4 water-source wells. The project is expected to achieve peak production of about 36,100 b/d in 2024.

CNOOC is operator and holds 100% interest in Kenli 6-1 Oilfield 5-1, 5-2, 6-1 Block development project.