Auca Oil and Gas Field (Ecuador)

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Auca Field is an operating oil and gas field in Ecuador.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the field in Ecuador.[2]

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Project Details

  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Operator: Petroamazonas EP[3]
  • Owner: Petroamazonas EP (100%)[3][4]
  • Parent: PetroEcuador (100%)[5]
  • Discovery year: 1970[6][7]
  • Production start year: 1972[8]
  • Basin: Oriente
  • Concession/Block: B63 - AUCA[9]
  • Project/Complex: Not stated

Production and Reserves

Table 1: Production and Reserves - Auca Field

Category Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year
production oil not applicable 14[3] million bbl/y 2019
production associated gas not applicable 46[3] million m³/y 2019
cumulative production oil not applicable 547[8] million bbl 2015
reserves oil 1P reserves 276[10] million bbl 2016
reserves oil 3P reserves 393[10] million bbl 2016
reserves oil EUR 198[11] million bbl 2000
reserves oil reserves 297[7] million bbl 1975
million bbl = million barrels
million bbl/y = million barrels per year
million m³/y = million cubic meters per year
EUR = Estimated Ultimate Recovery

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "EP PetroEcuador Says 11 Fields Generated $6.2 Billion In 2018". Energy Analytics Institute (EAI). April 19, 2019. Archived from the original on May 27, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  2. MINISTERIO DE ENERGÍA Y RECURSOS NATURALES NO RENOVABLES (2018) Informe anual del Potencial Hidrocarburífero del Ecuador Version 2.2 . Report.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 VICEMINISTERIO DE HIDROCARBUROS - DIRECCIÓN DE ANÁLISIS DE INFORMACIÓN ESTRATÉGICA DE HIDROCARBUROS (2019) ESTADÍSTICA DE HIDROCARBUROS DE CRUDO Y DERIVADOS . Report.
  4. Fun-Sang, B.; et al. (February 7, 2018). "Restoring the Auca Field Potential Through Formation Damage Removal". OnePetro. Archived from the original on May 28, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  5. "Bnamericas". BNamericas. Archived from the original on June 13, 2021. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  6. "Contrato del Campo Auca será replicado en Ecuador, indica el presidente Rafael Correa". Petroamazonas EP. Archived from the original on April 27, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Giant Oil Fields and World Oil Resources" (PDF). Rand. June 1, 1978. Archived (PDF) from the original on February 27, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Morales, Oscar; et al. (March 15, 2017). "Producing the Limit, by Re-Defining the Rock Typing Classification in a Mature Oilfield: Case Study in the Auca Field, Oriente Basin, Ecuador". OnePetro. Archived from the original on May 28, 2021. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  9. Asociacion de la industria Hidrocarburifera del Ecuador (March 1, 2020) El Petroleo en Cifras 2019 . Report.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Petroamazonas EP (2020) La Empresa Pública de Exploración y Explotación de Hidrocarburos Petroamazonas EP . Report.
  11. Tomoaki Sumii, Koji Wakita, Osamu Matsubayashi, Keizo Fujii, Tomoyuki Moritahi, Kenneth J. Drummond, David Palfreyman, Marcelo R. Yrigoyen, and Jose Corvalan D (2000) Explanatory Notes for the Energy-Resources Map of the Circum-Pacific Region, Pacific Basin Sheet . Report.