Suizhong 36-1 Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: CNOOC
  • Country: China
  • Location: Bohai Bay
  • Production start: 1993
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field has been developed in two stages
  • Phase I consisted of three platforms
  • Phase II consists of one central processing platform, six wellhead platforms, one 70-kilometer oil pipeline to onshore, twelve subsea pipelines that run between platforms, five subsea electric cables, one onshore terminal
  • The field acts as a hub for a number of satellites including LD 4-2, LD10-1 & LD5-2
  • The development of LD 4-2 consists of 1 wellhead platform, a subsea pipeline and two cables
  • Suizhong 36-1 Phase II Adjustment project involved the addition of 4 new platforms

Contractors

  • HHI: CEP Platform - EPIC
  • COOEC:
    • Jacket & Modules for phase 1
    • Topsides for phase 2
    • SZ36-1 WHP - Jacket, Deck, Heli-deck & Topside
  • BOMESC: SZ36-1 Living Quarters, including deck & helideck
  • TTOE: SZ36-1 Transformer Lifting Project

History

  • 1987 - Suizhong 36-1 oilfield was discovered
  • 1993 - Phase one oil production started
  • 2001 - Phase two production commenced
  • 2005 - LD 5-2 & LD 4-2 came onstream
  • 2011 - A minor oil leak occurred due to equipment malfunction
  • 2013 - Suizhong 36-1 Phase II Adjustment project Starts Production

Geology

  • The Suizhong 36-1 oil field is a large heavy oil field, characterized by loose oil reservoir, strong heterogeneity, high viscosity and low oil/gas ratio.

Links

  1. Hyundai Heavy Industries Platform References
  2. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  3. Jotun Asia Platform References
  4. Tianjin Timeast Offshore Engineering Platform References
  5. The Discovery and Development of SZ 36-1 Oil Field in Liadodong Bay
  6. Suizhong 36-1 (Phase II-2) Begin Production
  7. CNOOC Limited Announces Start-up of Two New Wellhead Platforms of Suizhong 36-1 Field
  8. Suizhong 36-1 (Phase II) on Full-scale Production
  9. Commercial Production Started From LD 5-2 in Bohai Bay
  10. CNOOC Ltd. Starts Oil Production In LD 4-2 Ahead of Schedule
  11. Suizhong 36-1 Oilfield Production Reaches 50 Million Tons
  12. Equipment Malfunction of Central Control System Causes Minor Oil Leak in Suizhong 36-1 Oilfield
  13. Suizhong 36-1 Phase II Adjustment project Starts Production

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