Zhao Dong Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrochina
  • Country: China
  • Location: Bohai Bay
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Block, which covers 27.5 sq kms, is located in very shallow water close to shore in the Bohai Bay, offshore China, approximately 200 km southeast of Beijing
  • The Zhao Dong offshore facilities comprise four bridge-linked platforms; two for drilling and accommodation and two for production and processing
  • An integral part of the oil production operation is the simultaneous production of a significant amount of associated water which is reinjected into the reservoir


  • BOMESC: Living Quarters


  • 2003 - Production started
  • 2006 - ROC oil acquired Apache's share of the field
  • 2008 - C4 Field came onstream


  • 27 different stratigraphic levels, ranging in age from Palaeozoic to Tertiary, are known to contain oil


  1. BOMESC Offshore Engineering Topsides Modules References
  2. ROC To Buy Apache’s China Assets
  3. Zhao Dong Development Project – Production Commences

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