CNOOC Limited has started natural gas production from Liuhua 29-2 field in the eastern South China Sea, according to CNOOC’s press release.

The Liuhua 29-2 natural gas field is located 300 kilometers southeast of Hong Kong in a water depth of approximately 750 meters. A new subsea wellhead has been built, with one development well planned, which in turn will help utilizing the existing production facilities of Liwan 3-1 natural gas field and other deep-water natural gas fields.

CNOOC Limited expected that the field will reach peak production of approximately 41 million cubic feet of natural gas per day (mmcf/d) in 2021. The company is the operator of Liuhua 29-2 natural gas field and owns 100% interest of it.