HONG KONG– CNOOC has started production from the Weizhou 12-2 oil field Phase II project in the Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea.
Water depths average around 35.7 m (117 ft).
Development, which is linked to existing facilities on the Weizhou 12-2 oil field, called for construction of a wellhead platform.
Seven wells are currently in service, producing around 6,400 b/d. CNOOC expects to attain peak production of 11,800 b/d during 2018.
The company operates Weizhou 12-2 oil field Phase II with a 100% interest.