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%.