CNOOC realizes first oil at Jinzhou 9-3 Field in North Liaodong Bay

China National Offshore Oil Ltd.'s (CNOOC's) Jinzhou 9-3 comprehensive adjustment project has begun production in Bohai, offshore China.

The Jinzhou 9-3 oil field is located in the North Liaodong Bay in Bohai with water depths ranging from 21 to 34 feet (6.5 to 10.5 meters). The main production facilities of this adjustment project include one central processing platform, one wellhead platform, and 21 producing wells. There are currently 15 wells producing approximately 7,600 barrels of crude oil per day. The adjustment project is expected to reach its overall development plan (ODP) designed peak production of approximately 12,000 barrels per day in 2015.

CNOOC, operator, holds 100% interest in the Jinzhou 9-3 field.

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