CNOOC Limited has started production from the Enping 18-1 oilfield in the South China Sea.
The Enping 18-1 is an independent oilfield in which CNOOC holds 100% interest and acts as the operator.
The oilfield is located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea with an average water depth of approximately 90 meters.
The company said that, in addition to fully utilizing the existing facilities of Enping 24-2 oilfield, the project teamed up with Enping 23-1, Enping 23-2, and Enping 23-7 oilfield for regional joint development.
There are currently three wells producing approximately 2,010 barrels of crude oil per day. The project is expected to reach its ODP designed peak production of approximately 11,800 barrels of crude oil per day within the year.