Boscan Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Location: Zulia state, in the western side of the country
  • Production start: 1947
  • Partners: PDVSA
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: 1.6 billion barrels of proven reserves
  • Production Volume: 107 thousand barrels per day


  • Boscan is a giant heavy-oil field producing 10┬░API crude


  • Penspen: Field Operations and Management
  • Vepica: Basic and detailed engineering for the modernization of the onshore production facilities


  • 1946 - Boscan Oil Field discovered by Chevron
  • 1947 - First oil produced
  • 1996 - Chevron took over the field
  • 2013 - PDVSA & Chevron signed a financing agreement for the redevelopment of the field



  1. Penspen Offshore And Platform References
  2. Vepica Production Facilities References
  3. Chevron Assumes Operations For Venezuela's Boscan Oil Field
  4. PDVSA and Chevron sign $2 billion financing deal for Petroboscan

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