CNOOC announces start of Panyu project production CNOOC announced that its Panyu 10-2/5/8 project has commenced production. This project includes 3 oilfields, Panyu 10-2, Panyu 10-5 and Panyu 10-8 and was designed to share some facilities of Panyu 4-2 oilfield. The main newly-built production facilities include 1 wellhead platform and 9 producing wells. Currently there are 4 wells producing approximately 9K barrels per day, and the project is expected to hit its peak production of approximately 13K barrels per day in 2015. Panyu 10-2/5/8 is an independent project in which the company holds 100% interest.
CNOOC makes mid-sized new discovery in Eastern South China Sea CNOOC announced that the company made a mid-sized new discovery Lufeng14-4 in the Eastern South China Sea. The Lufeng14-4 structure is located in Lufeng Sag in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea with an average water depth of 145 meters. The discovery well Lufeng14-4-1 was drilled and completed at a depth of 4,098 meters and encountered oil pay zones with a total thickness of approximately 150 meters. The oil production of the well tested around 1,320 barrels per day. The successful exploration of Lufeng14-4 demonstrated the company's remarkable breakthrough in the exploration area of the Paleogene SystemCand further proved the huge exploration potential of the Paleogene System in the Pearl River Mouth Basin.