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CNOOC and Primeline begin production tests at LS36-1 well offshore China

22nd July 2014

Primeline Energy Holdings has announced that trial production of gas from the LS36-1 gas field has now commenced offshore China

CNOOC and Primeline begin production tests at LS36-1 well offshore China
The LS36-1 gas field is located in 84 metres of water in the East China Sea about 150 kilometres from the major city Wenzhou

With the completion of the last section of the gas sales pipeline and connection to the provincial gas grid, the LS36-1 gas field development was completed on 1st July 2014.

Since then CNOOC, as operator, and the downstream buyer Zhejiang Provincial Gas Development, have commenced joint commissioning of the upstream and downstream facilities and trial gas production on July 16, 2014.

The LS36-1 gas field is located in 84 metres of water in the East China Sea about 150 kilometres from the major city Wenzhou.

The field was discovered by Primeline and has been developed by CNOOC. The development comprises a production platform with four production wells, a subsea pipeline and an onshore processing terminal.

The gas is being sold to Zhejiang Gas, the owner and operator of the Zhejiang Provincial Gas Grid. Formal commencement of production will be announced after the completion of joint commissioning and the smooth operation of the equipment in this trial period of production.

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