CNOOC starts oil production at Penglai 19-9 in Bohai Bay

China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. reported startup of oil production from Penglai 19-9 field in the northern Bohai Bay. Two wells are producing 750 b/d.

CNOOC built one wellhead platform and is using existing facilities of the Penglai 19-3 field.

The company has plans for 57 producing wells in the “comprehensive adjustment project” with designed peak production of 13,000 b/d in 2019. Average water depth is 30 m.

Operator CNOOC has 51% and ConocoPhillips China Inc. has 49%.

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