CNOOC Limited Announces Key Operational Statistics for Q3 2020
The Company achieved a total net production of 131.2 million barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") for the third quarter of 2020, representing an increase of 5.1% year-over-year ("YoY"). Production from
During the period, the Company made four new discoveries and successfully drilled 14 appraisal wells. In offshore
For the third quarter of 2020, the Company's average realised oil price decreased by 29.3% YoY to
During the period, following the established strategy to cope with low oil prices, the Company continued to promote cost controls and efficiency enhancement, effectively reduced capital expenditures while ensuring workloads. The capital expenditure for the third quarter of 2020 decreased by 5.8% YoY to approximately
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