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Block 7 - Cuichapa Pte

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Early Works
Start: 12/2015
Completion: 04/2017
In Construction
Current Stage In production - under development
Project Details


Block 7 is located in Pemex's South Region and is part of the Cinco Presidentes asset. The block covers 42km2 and holds 453Mb of original oil in place and 472Bf3 of original gas in place. Accumulated production from the area amounts to 160Mb of oil and 314Bf3 of gas. The block's reservoirs are found in Miocene sands. The block was tendered as part of CNH's third phase of Round 1 and was awarded to Servicios de Extracción Petrolera Lifting de México, S.A. 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 7 - Cuichapa Pte
Project Type
Crude oil, Natural gas and condensates, Onshore, Production, Upstream
Development Phase
In production - under development
Project Status
Project Capacity
 Crude oil
 Natural gas and condensates

The onshore block is located near the town of Villa Cuichapa in Veracruz state.

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



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General Director Petrolero Potential Assessment
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