Tag Archives: China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)

China Starts Production at Massive Deepwater Gas Field

China’s CNOOC this week started production from the first deepwater gas field it operates fully, Reuters has reported, adding that the field is expected to yield some 4.39 billion cubic meters of natural gas, representing 2 percent of China’s total output. The Chenhai-1 well was drilled at the Lingshui 17-2 …

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World’s First 100,000-Ton Deep-Sea Semi-Submersible Oil Platform Ready for Production in June

The world’s first 100,000-ton deep-sea semi-submersible oil production and storage platform, China’s self-developed “Deep Sea No 1” energy station, has successfully completed installation of all equipment and is expected to start production at the end of June, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) said on Saturday. It once again demonstrated …

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Iraq Aims to Finalize Exxon Oil Sale by June

Iraq aims to finalize the sale of Exxon’s stake in the West Qurna-1 oil field by the end of June even after rival U.S. supermajor Chevron Corp. rejected overtures to buy the position. Basra Oil Co., the state-run company overseeing crude production in the region, may open talks with more …

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