October 6, 2008
CNOOC Announces New Oil and Gas Discovery in Bohai Bay
The China National Offshore Oil Corporation has made a new discovery in the Bohai Bay offshore China. The Bozhong 35-2-2 discovery well has successfully completed its drilling process.
The Bozhon (BZ) 35-2-2 well is located at the east of Yellow River Mouth Sag. The well penetrated oil pay zones with total thickness of 31.2m, and it was drilled to a total depth of 3,235m with water depth of about 20m.
Zhu Weilin, executive vice president of the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), said: "Our exploration activities in the hydrocarbon-rich Bohai Bay are effective and well rewarded. The company has made several oil and gas discoveries in 2008, such as BZ35-2, KL3-2 and KL10-1, in the area."