Ledong 22-1 field onstream in China Sea

Production has begun from the Ledong (LD) 22-1 field; it is producing approximately 30,000 cf/d of natural gas via five wells, according to CNOOC.

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HONG KONG – Production has begun from the Ledong (LD) 22-1 field; it is producing approximately 30,000 cf/d of natural gas via five wells, according to CNOOC.

LD 22-1, located in the Yinggehai basin in the China Sea, is jointly developed with the LD 15-1 field. LD 22-1's major development facilities include an eight-legged platform and 13 production wells. LD 15-1 has an eight-legged platform and weight production wells. The two fields share portions of subsea production facilities.

After being further processed at the Dongfang 1-1 gas terminal, natural gas from LD 22-1/15-1 will be piped to customers in Hainan province including refinery plant, chemical plant, and city gas.

Peak production of LD 22-1/15-1 is expected to be around 150 MMcf/d. LD 15-1 will begin production later this year.

09/11/2009

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