Bobocu gas field

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Country Romania
Region Buzău County
Offshore/onshore onshore
Operator Zeta Petroleum
Field history
Discovery 1966
Start of development 2010
Start of production 2011
Current production of gas 710×10^3 m3/d
25×10^6 cu ft/d 0.25×10^9 m3/a (8.8×10^9 cu ft/a)
Estimated gas in place 4.2×10^9 m3
147×10^9 cu ft

The Bobocu gas field natural gas field in Bobocu village, Cochirleanca Commune, Buzău County. It was discovered in 1966 and first developed by Romgaz the Romanian national gas company but was abandoned in 1995 due to sand influx in well boreholes. The field was acquired by Zeta Petroleum in 1998. It will begin production in 2011 and will produce natural gas and condensates. The total proven reserves of the Bobocu gas field are around 147 billion cubic feet (4.2 km³), and production is slated to be around 25 million cubic feet/day (0.71×105m³) in 2011.[1]


  1. ^ "BOBOCU LICENCE". Zeta Petroleum. 02.08.2008. Retrieved 2010-08-20.  Check date values in: |date= (help)