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]
  • Coordinates: -0.6077, -76.8992 (approximate)[2]
  • 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:

Production and Reserves

Table 1: Production and Reserves - Auca Field

Category Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year Source
production associated gas not applicable 46 million m³/y 2019 [3]
reserves oil 1P reserves 276 million bbl 2016 [10]
reserves oil 3P reserves 393 million bbl 2016 [10]
reserves oil EUR 198 million bbl 2000 [11]
reserves oil reserves 297 million bbl 1975 [7]
cumulative production oil not applicable 547 million bbl 2015 [8]
production oil not applicable 14 million bbl/y 2019 [3]
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 "energy-analytics-institute.org/2019/04/18/ep-petroecuador-says-11-fields-generated-6-2-billion-in-2018/". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Informe anual del Potencial Hidrocarburífero del Ecuador Version 2.2" (PDF). Ministerio de Energía y Recursos Naturales no Renovables. 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 13, 2021. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Estadística De Hidrocarburos De Crudo Y Derivados" (PDF). Ministerio de Energía y Recursos Naturales No Renovables. 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 5, 2021.
  4. "onepetro.org/SPEFD/proceedings-abstract/18FD/2-18FD/D021S014R001/214864". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  5. "BNamericas - Petroecuador EP will absorb Petroamazonas EP..." BNamericas.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  6. "Contrato del Campo Auca será replicado en Ecuador, indica el presidente Rafael Correa – Petroamazonas EP". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/reports/2006/R2284.pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Jean-Paul, Oscar (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". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  9. "El Petroleo en Cifras 2019" (PDF). Asociación de la Industria Hidrocaburífera del Ecuador. March 1, 2020. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved March 2021. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  10. 10.0 10.1 "La Empresa Pública de Exploración y Explotación de Hidrocarburos Petroamazonas EP" (PDF). 2020. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 13, 2021. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
  11. Tomoaki Sumii (2000). "Explanatory Notes for the Energy-Resources Map of the Circum-Pacific Region, Pacific Basin Sheet" (PDF). USGS. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 10, 2021. Retrieved May 10, 2021.