Tapir Norte Oil and Gas Field (Ecuador)

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Tapir Norte Oil and Gas Field is an operating oil and gas field in Ecuador.

Project Details

Main Data

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

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Tapir Norte Operating[1] Petrooriental - Consorcio Petrolero 17[1] 2012[2]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Production from Tapir Norte Oil and Gas Field

million m³/y = million cubic meters per year million bbl/y = million barrels of oil per year
Category Fuel Description Quantity Units Data Year Source
production associated gas 6.02 million m³/y 2019 [3]
production oil 1.45 million bbl/y 2019 [3]
production oil 1.49 million bbl/y 2021 [1]
production associated gas 6.03 million m³/y 2021 [1]


Table 3: field-level location details for Tapir Norte Oil and Gas Field

Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Onshore, Ecuador[4] -0.7608, -76.7989 (approximate)[4]

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ministerio de Energía y Mina; Viceministerio de Hidrocarburos; Dirección de Análisis de Información Estratégica de Hidrocarburos (2021). "Estadística Hidrocarburos 2021 Ministerio de Energía y Minas" (PDF). Ministerio de Energía y Minas. Archived (PDF) from the original on September 29, 2023. Retrieved September 28, 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. (PDF) https://www.recursosyenergia.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Perforacion-de-pozos_compressed.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "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. 4.0 4.1 https://www.offshore-technology.com/marketdata/oil-gas-field-profile-tapir-norte-conventional-oil-field-ecuador/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)