CNOOC Limited today announced that the Dongfang 1-1 gas field Phase I adjustment project, in the South China Sea, has started production ahead of schedule.
The Dongfang 1-1 gas field is located in Yinggehai Basin of Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea with an average water depth of approximately 70 meters.
The company said that, in order to fully utilize the existing facilities of Dongfang 1-1, this adjustment project has also built one wellhead platform. CNOOC further explained that there are 7 producing wells in total with 5 wells currently producing approximately 53 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.
According to the press release, the adjustment project is expected to reach its ODP designed peak production of approximately 54 million cubic feet per day in this year.
The Dongfang 1-1 is an independent gas field in which the company holds 100% interest and acts as the operator.