CNOOC Ltd. has started production from the Jinzhou 31-1 gas field development project.
Jinzhou 31-1 gas field lies in Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea, with an average water depth of about 30 m. Main production infrastructure includes a subsea production system, a submarine transportation pipeline, and an umbilical cable.
The field will utilize existing processing infrastructure of Jinzhou 25-1 south platform and apply the first shallow-water Christmas tree independently developed in China. The project is expected to reach peak production of about 14.8 MMcfd of natural gas in 2023.
CNOOC Ltd. is operator of the field with 100% interest.