ECF China Shale Weekly Review - September 9, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - September 9, 2019

【ECF News】China's shale gas peak annual output to reach 65 bcm in 10-15 years

“We predict that the peak production of shale gas in China will reach 65 billion cubic meters per year, which is expected to occur in 2030-2035,” said Zhao Wenzhi, Director of CNPC Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development (RIPED) and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering at the 7th Asian Natural Gas Forum held on August 30.China's natural gas production will reach 280 billion cubic meters in 2035, said Zhao. Among them, shale gas has become the main driver of production growth, contributing more than 40% to the total increase of natural gas. The share of shale gas

【ECF News】Sinopec Southwest Bureau produced over 100 MMcm shale gas

By the end of August, the output of shale gas of Sinopec Southwest Petroleum Bureau exceeded 100 million cubic meters, an increase of 72 million cubic meters, or 230% compared with the same period of last year.

【ECF News】Gas production wells in China's Fuling shale gas block exceeds 400

According to Sinopec Jianghan Oilfield Fuling Shale Gas Company on August 30, three new shale gas wells, Jiaoye 46-5, 46-6, 46-7 HF started producing in Jiaoshiba field of Fuling shale gas. The total number of production wells rose from 399 to 402.The Fuling Shale Gas Company plans to put 98 new wells into production. As of the end of August, the trial production of 61 new wells has been completed. There are multiple wells have been produced with a high-yield industrial gas flow of more than 300,000 m3 per day.

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - September 1, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - September 1, 2019

【ECF News】6240 meters - China's deepest shale gas well fracturing completed

On August 21st, Zu-206 well's fracture was completed by Sinopec Zhongyuan Petroleum Engineering Co., Ltd. The well is 6,240 meters deep and is the deepest shale gas well in China.Zu-206 Well is a shale gas evaluation well deployed by PetroChina Chongqing Shale Gas Exploration and Development Co., Ltd. in the Mituo slanting field in Yuxi block. The purpose of the well is to evaluate the shale reservoir distribution and development characteristics of the 4500 meter deep and shallower Wufeng Formation and Longmaxi Formation shale quality, gas-bearing and storage conditions.

China Shale Gas 2019-08-30

【ECF News】Hunan Xuefeng Paleoland Peripheral Shale Gas Survey Well Starts Drilling

On August 15th, China Geological Survey Wuhan Geological Survey Center's Xuefeng Paleoland Peripheral Shale Gas Investigation Project - Drilling Project of Xianglin 1 Well started drilling.The Xianglin 1 well drilling project is located in Linyi County, Changde City, Hunan Province, with a designed well depth of 2,850 meters. The goal of drilling is to explore the shale gas of the Lower Cambrian Niutitang Formation in the northern margin of Xuefeng Mountain, and to obtain key evaluation parameters such as shale reservoir performance, mechanical properties and gas-bearing properties through the

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - August 25, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - August 25, 2019

【ECF News】Shengli Oilfield Shale Oil Exploration - Yiyeping 1 Well Starts Drilling

At 4 am of August 10, Yiyeping 1 well officially started drilling operation. The Yiyeping 1 well is located in the Yi 17 fault zone of Bonan Depression of Zhanhua Depression in Shengli Oilfield, Shandong Province. This layer has obtained high-yield industrial oil flow and has good production capacity. In 2019, Shengli Oilfield Exploration and Development Research Institute has formed a shale oil evaluation parameter system and evaluation ideas through the research of shale oil basic geological research. According to the deployment idea of interlayer shale oil first and matrix type later, Shen

【ECF News】Changqing Oilfield built China's largest shale oil development area

By early August, 319 horizontal wells were drilled and 73 wells were put into operation at Longdong Shale Oil Demonstration Area in Gansu Provinde during 2018-2019.The cumulative production of crude oil in 2019 has exceeded 100,000 tons.It marks the initial establishment of China's largest shale oil national demonstration base in Changqing Oilfield.Changqing Oilfield started its tight oil (shale oil) development in September 9.Technology & DevelopmentAll horizontal wells have been deployed in large well clusters. The average number of horizontal wells in a single platform has been increased fr

【ECF News】80 wells are estimated to be put into operation at Guizhou Zheng'an Shale Block in 2028

According to a shale gas development plan released recently by Guizhou Wujiang New Energy Development Company, there will be totally 80 new wells being put into operation by 2018 with accumulated gas production at 5.3 bcm.The Zheng'an shale gas exploration block is located in Zhengan County, Zunyi City, Guizhou Province, with a 59.1 km2 shale gas sweet-spot in Wufeng-Longmaxi Formation. 10 well platforms have been designed in the sweet-spot with a total deployment of 83 wells (63 wells in the Wufeng-Longmaxi Formation and 20 wells in the Shiniulan Formation). 12 pilot-oriented test wells will

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - August 18, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - August 18, 2019

【ECF News】CNPC: entering an unconventional era, guaranteeing oil & gas reserves and production with full strength

According to a recent mid-year work conference, CNPC Oilfield Service Company will implement a series of key policies in 2H 2019 to guarantee its oil & gas reserves and production.It is the first year to implement the 7 years (2019-2025) plan for accelerating oil & gas exploration and development, and also a key year for CNPC. The group's new oil and gas production targets will come mainly from shale gas, shale oil and tight oil.CNPC's upstream planned drilling volume in 2019 increased by 4% compared to last year, but the planned drilling footage increased by 11%. The reason was the large-scal

CNPC starts to drill first shale oil well in Sichuan

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) started to drill its first shale oil well in the southwestern province of Sichuan, the company said in a statement on MondayThe well, with a designed hole depth of 3,735 metres (12,250 feet), attracted 10.62 million yuan ($1.50 million) investment, according to a document filed to local county governmentSinopec and CNPC are speeding up drilling and exploration from major tight and shale oil and gas formations in western China to boost domestic outputHowever, China’s shale oil, making up less than 1% of the crude output, remains in an early development phase

China Shale Oil CNPC 2019-08-15

China Shale Gas: CNPC Seeks To Double Sichuan Output By 2025

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) announced plans to increase production from its emerging gas projects in the Sichuan province to 50 BCM by 2025. In 2018, the field produced around 22.6 BCM and the 2020 goal is 30 BCM, according to Reuters, which cited company statements.CNPC is the largest producer of oil and gas in China and has been tapped by the government to lead the country toward its own shale revolution. The company reported last month that its domestic gas production increased by 10% year-over-year—the first time it has posted a double-digit rise. CNPC is responsible for 70% of C

China Shale Gas CNPC 2019-08-15

【ECF News】Summary of new technologies in major oil fields of PetroChina (1H 2019) - Part II

Dagang OilfieldTechnology: key technology for fine layered water injection in sand-flow and high pressure deep reservoirEffect: The project overcomes the technical problems of dispensing in HTHP deep inclined wells. The overall technology has reached the international advanced level. And the multi-stage dispensing and inspection & sealing technology in HTHP deep inclined wells has reached the international leading level.Low-maturity shale oil cementing technology in Jilin OilfieldTechnology: supporting pre-stressed cementing & completion technologyEffect: The low-maturity shale oil reserves in

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - August 11, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - August 11, 2019

【ECF News】First shale oil well drilled in central Sichuan

On August 3, first shale oil well - Nanchong 2 well of PetroChina Southwest Oil & Gasfeild Company was successfully drilled. Nanchong 2 Well is located in Tianxian Town, Shehong County, Suining City, Sichuan Province. The main purpose of the well is to evaluate the hydrocarbon-bearing properties of the lacustrine shale in the Da'anzhai section of the central Sichuan Basin and to find new field of oil exploration in the Sichuan Basin.

China Shale Oil 2019-08-08

【ECF News】Brief - China Guangxi start drilling for shallow shale gas resources survey

On July 26, China National Nuclear Corporation No. 290 Research Institute started 3 drilling rigs for its geological drilling programe of China Geological Survey's Guangxi Shale Gas Resources Survey Project.

【ECF2019】Accumulation pattern and exploration potential of marine shale gas in South China - To Be Presented on Sep 25-27, Shanghai, China

Mr. Guo Xusheng, General Manager, Sinopec Exploration Company, will join ECF2019 9th Asia-Pacific Shale Gas & Oil Summit as a guest speaker. As the shale gas pioneer who jointly discovered China's first large shale gas reserve in Fuling, he will share his expertise at shale gas and ultra-deep natural gas exploration & technology research, as well as the new discovery of China marine shale gas.Mr. Guo XushengEnergy China Forum 2019 the 9th Asia-Pacific Shale Gas & Oil Summit (Shanghai, China) Sept 25-27, 2019Learn more about ECF2019 speakers & topics at


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