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Cantarell asset

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Early Works
Start: 01/1976
Completion: 12/1976
In Construction
Current Stage In production - under development
Project Details


The Cantarell asset in the Gulf of Mexico includes six fields: Nohoch, Chac, Kutz, Ixtoc, Sihil and Akal, the largest. First discovered in 1976, the field produced 111.5Bb of oil and 4.69Tf3 of gas between 1979 and 2005.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Cantarell asset
Project Type
Crude oil, Exploration, Natural gas and condensates, Offshore, Production, Upstream
Development Phase
In production - under development
Project Status
Project Capacity
307,000  b/d (barrels per day)  Crude oil
1,360  Mcf/d (million cubic feet per day)  Natural gas and condensates

The Cantarell asset is located within the Campeche Sound in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Project and Exploration Manager
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Cantarell Manager
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General Manager Exploration and Production
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