CNOOC Starts Production at Weizhou 12-8E in South China Sea

The Weizhou 12-8E project, Located in Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea, is expected to achieve its average production of approximately 4,700 bbl/d of crude oil in 2022, with its peak production at 10,000 bbl/d.

Reuters

CNOOC Ltd., a listed branch of China National Offshore Oil Corp., on April 8 said it had started production at the eastern section of Weizhou 12-8 oil field, known as Weizhou 12-8E.

The project is expected to achieve its average production of approximately 4,700 bbl/d of crude oil in 2022, with its peak production at 10,000 bbl/d.

Located in Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea with average water depth of about 30 m, the project will use the existing processing facilities of Weixinan oil fields and has planned seven development wells.

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