Carabobo 1 Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: PDVSA
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Location: Orinoco Oil Belt
  • Production start: 2000
  • Partners: Repsol
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field consist of blocks Carabobo 1 Norte and Centro
  • The development includes production clusters, a gathering network, Central Processing Facilities to separate gas, water and oil, and also interconnection pipelines with the Petrocarabobo Upgrader
  • The heavy crude oil upgrader is capable of transforming what is produced from 8° API to a crude oil mix of 16° API


  • Technip: Development of the Conceptual Engineering for the permanent production facilities


  • 2010 - Repsol signed JV for the block
  • 2012 - First oil produced



  1. Technip Venezuela References
  2. Antonio Brufau signs the development agreement for the Carabobo project
  3. Repsol begins accelerated hydrocarbon production in the Orinoco Belt

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