Gura Ocniței oil field

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Gura Ocniței
Country Romania
Region Dâmboviţa County
Offshore/onshore onshore
Operator Petrom
Field history
Discovery 1900
Start of development 1900
Start of production 1905
Current production of oil 64,000 barrels per day (~3.2×10^6 t/a)
Estimated oil in place 255 million tonnes
(~ 297×10^6 m3 or 1870 MMbbl)

The Gura Ocniței oil field is a giant oil field located in Gura Ocniței, Dâmboviţa County. It was discovered in 1900 and developed by Petrom. It began production in 1905 and produces oil. The total proven reserves of the Gura Ocniței oil field are around 1.87 billion barrels (255×106tonnes), and production is centered on 64,000 barrels per day (10,200 m3/d).[1] The oil field located in Gura Ocniței is the largest in Romania and produced around 1 billion barrels since its commercial opening.[2]


  1. ^ "Gura Ocniţei oil field" (PDF). Alpine Oil & Gas. 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-25. 
  2. ^ Richard Nehring (June 1978). "Giant oil fields and World oil resources" (PDF). Rand. p. 188. Retrieved 2009-02-25.