Boscán Oil and Gas Field (Venezuela)

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Boscán Oil and Gas Field is an operating oil and gas field in Venezuela.

Project Details

Main Data

Table 1: Field-level project details for Boscán Oil and Gas Field

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Boscán Operating[1] Petroboscán, S.A.[2] PDVSA (60.0%); Chevron (39.2%); NEMAKA (0.8%)[3] 1945[3] 1948[1]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Reserves of Boscán Oil and Gas Field

million bbl = million barrels of oil
Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year Source
oil 1P reserves 1466 million bbl 2015 [3]
oil original oil in place 30000 million bbl [not stated] [4]
oil oil in place 35302 million bbl 2021 [1]
oil EUR 2754 million bbl 2021 [1]
oil remaining recoverable reserves 1187 million bbl 2021 [1]
oil proven reserves 1431 million bbl 2016 [5]
total liquids 1P reserves 1568 million bbl 2004 [6]

Table 3: Production from Boscán Oil and Gas Field

million m³/y = million cubic meters per year million bbl/y = million barrels of oil per year million bbl = million barrels of oil
Category Fuel Description Quantity Units Data Year Source
cumulative production oil 1567 million bbl 2021 [1]
production gas 10.34 million m³/y 2019 [2]
production oil 36.56 million bbl/y 2014 [7]
production oil 37.96 million bbl/y 2015 [3]
production oil 4.75 million bbl/y 2019 [2]
production total liquids 40.88 million bbl/y 2004 [6]
production oil 35.41 million bbl/y 2016 [5]

Location

Table 4: field-level location details for Boscán Oil and Gas Field

Basin Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Maracaibo Onshore, Venezuela[8] 10.5225, -71.9548 (exact)[8]

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Rafael Sandrea, Martin Essenfeld (2021). "The Future of Venezuela's Oil Industry" (PDF). Eprinc. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 18, 2023. Retrieved December 15, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 https://www.chevron.com/worldwide/venezuela. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "PETRÓLEOS DE VENEZUELA, S.A. EX-99.T3". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. October 1, 2016. Archived from the original on March 31, 2021. Retrieved March 31, 2021.
  4. http://www.searchanddiscovery.com/documents/abstracts/2005intl_paris/vela.htm. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 PDVSA (2016). "Informe de Gestion Anual 2016" (PDF). PDVSA. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 19, 2023. Retrieved December 18, 2023.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "United States Securities And Exchange Commission Form 20F" (PDF). U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. November 17, 2020. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  7. "Petróleo y Otros Datos Estadísticos (PODE) 2014" (PDF). 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on September 17, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Raymond W. Fary Jr. (1980). "Oil and gas fields in Venezuela" (PDF). USGS. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 18, 2023. Retrieved December 18, 2023.