Yucal Placer Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Total
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Location: Guárico State, 100 kilometers southeast of Caracas
  • Production start: 2004
  • Partners: Total , Repsol, Inepetrol and Otepi
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Yucal Placer’s gas characteristics - high-CO2 content, high-temperature - require specific technological expertise in sour gas and high-temperature deposits


  • Technip: Basic and Detail Engineering for the construction of the N2 and N3 Clusters
  • Tecna: Glycol Dehydration Unit for Gas Processing Plant


  • 2004 - First phase gas production starts
  • 2005 - Approval from Venezuelan Government for expansion
  • 2012 - Second phase development launched



  1. Tecna Oil And Gas Processing References
  2. Technip Venezuela References
  3. Venezuela's Yucal Placer Field Brought on Stream
  4. Total to expand activities in Venezuela through three new
  5. Launch of a new development phase of the Yucal Placer Gas Field in Venezuela

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