More Weizhou oil wells start production in South China Sea

CNOOC Ltd. has brought the Weizhou 6-9/6-10 comprehensive adjustment project on stream. The oil field is in the Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea in 35 m of water.

The latest adjustment project includes one wellhead platform. One producing well produces 850 b/d. The adjustment project is expected to reach production of 3,800 b/d in 2018.

CNOOC operates Weizhou and holds 100% interest. The development of a series of fields is being brought on stream in stages.

CNOOC started production from Weizhou 6-12 oil field in 2013. Two development wells were drilled from a wellhead platform in about 29 m of water (OGJ Online, Mar. 27, 2013).

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