First well goes onstream at Panyu 11-5 offshore China

Offshore staff

HONG KONGCNOOC has started production from the Panyu 11-5 oil field in the South China Sea.

The location is in the Pearl River Mouth basin in an average water depth of around 110 m (361 ft).

Development involves use of existing facilities at the Panyu 5-1 oil field and drilling of three horizontal wells.

Currently one well is online, flowing around 3,270 b/d. The field is expected to deliver peak output of 3,900 b/d later this year.


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