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Block 1 - Barcodón

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Early Works
Start: 12/2015
Completion: 05/2016
In Construction
Current Stage In production
Project Details


Block 1 is located in Pemex's North Region and is part of the Poza Rica-Altamira asset. The block covers 11km2 and holds 166Mb of original oil in place and 48Bf3 of original gas in place. Accumulated production from the area amounts to 15Mb of oil and 10Bf3 of gas. The block's reservoirs are found in Cretaceous limestones. The block was tendered as part of CNH's third phase of Round 1 and was awarded to Diavaz Offshore, S.A.P.I. de C.V. The block is part of four Type 2 blocks, which are expected to contain 100Mb or more remaining in their reservoirs.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Block 1 - Barcodón
Project Type
Crude oil, Natural gas and condensates, Onshore, Production, Upstream
Development Phase
In production
Project Status
Project Capacity
 Crude oil
 Natural gas and condensates

The onshore block is located in Tamaulipas just north of the border with Veracruz state.

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.



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Owner / operator
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Exploration Manager
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Engineering Coordinator at Grupo Diavaz
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Extraction Manager
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Explorations Director at Grupo Diavaz
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General Director Petrolero Potential Assessment
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