HONG KONG – CNOOC has started production from the Huizhou 32-5 oilfield comprehensive adjustment/Huizhou 33-1 oilfield joint development project in the eastern South China Sea.
The location is around 170 km (106 mi) from Hong Kong in a water depth of 115 m (377 ft). Development involved construction of a drilling and production platform connected to the existing facilities serving the Huizhou 25-8 oilfield.
Currently one well is onstream: peak production of around 19,200 b/d of crude oil should follow in 2020.
CNOOC operates with a 100% interest.