Mariscal Sucre Dragon Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: PDVSA
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Location: North of Paria peninsula, state of Sucre
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas & condensate
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The MSP includes the exploitation of four fields located in the north-east of the Paria Peninsula: Dragón, Patao (dry gas), Mejillones (wet gas) and Río Caribe (condensate gas)
  • The Mariscal Sucre fields are located around 25 miles North of Paria peninsula, state of Sucre, Venezuela, at a water depth of 328-427 feet (100 to 130 meters).
  • They are the first offshore gas development in Venezuela.
  • Gas will be transported to the Cigma Gas Processing Plant


  • Technip: Engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) for the Dragon platform and subsea system
  • Saipem: Dragon Cigma Pipeline installation


  • 2008 - First development drilling begins
  • 2010 - Technip awarded EPCM contract



  1. Saipem Pipeline References
  2. First drilling ship will drill fields in the Mariscal Sucre Project
  3. PDVSA Offshore to survey the Dragon Field
  4. PDVSA Exploits First Offshore Well in Mariscal Sucre Project
  5. Technip awarded major offshore contract for the Mariscal Sucre development in Venezuela

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