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Cnooc expands production

Chinese state-controlled firm continues to bring new fields online to lift output

Cnooc, one of China’s so-called ‘big three’ energy firms, has started production ahead of schedule at its 100pc-owned Luda 6-2 oilfield in Liaodong Bay in the Bohai Sea. Luda 6-2 is scheduled to reach its peak production of 10,000bl/d next year and uses the existing infrastructure of Cnooc’s Suizhong 36-1 oilfield. Earlier this month, Cnooc also started production ahead of schedule at Liuhua 21-2, another 100pc-owned field in deep waters in the eastern South China Sea. Output from Liuhua 21-2 is expected to peak at around 15,070bl/d in 2023. The NOC is in the process of expanding its upstream activities, particularly offshore and onshore within China. Cnooc’s combined oil and gas producti



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