Gas production in Colombia fell 6.54% in April, according to ANH

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) reported that average production of commercialized gas in April 2023 showed a 6.54% decline compared to the same month of 2022 (1,028 million cubic feet per day versus 1,100 mcfd).

Compared to March 2023, the average production of commercialized gas in the fourth month of the year registered a decrease of 3.02% (1,028 mpcd vs. 1,060 mpcd).

According to the entity linked to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, this behavior is due to a decrease in commercialized gas, mainly in the fields: Cupiagua (Aguazul-Casanare), Cupiagua Sur (Aguazul-Casanare), Pauto Sur (Yopal-Casanare ) , Floreña (Yopal-Casanare), Floreña Mirador (Yopal-Casanare) due to major maintenance at the Floreña CPF plant; Chuchupa (Manaure-Guajira), Gibraltar (Boyacá-Cubará), Mamey (Ovejas/Sucre), due to the behavior of gas demand during the month.

For its part, the annual average production between April 2022 and the same month of 2023 was 1,048 mcfd, which represents a decrease of 2.11% compared to the annual average recorded for the previous year, which was 1,070 mcfd. .

increased oil production

Audited oil production in April 2023 was 782,277 average barrels per day (bopd), 4.02% higher than that recorded in the same month of 2022 when it reached 752,079 average barrels per day.

Compared to March 2023, daily oil production registered an increase of 1.39% (782-277 barrels per day versus 771,547 barrels per day).

The increase in production between April and March this year was mainly in the fields: Indico (Cabuyaro-Meta), Caño Sur Este (Puerto Gaitán-Meta), Andina (Tame-Arauca), Tigana (Tauramena-Casanare) , Acordionero (San Martin-Cesar), Akacías (Acacias/Guamal-Meta), Cajúa (Puerto Gaitán-Meta), due to production recovery and the arrival of new wells

“The annual average production, between April 2022 and the same month of 2023, was 771,278 barrels of oil per day, representing a 3.38% increase compared to what was recorded for the previous year, when it reached 746,056 bopd,” said the ANH.




Source: El heraldo

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