Other Areas

Offshore North Caspian Sea Contract Area (Kashagan Oil Field and others)

Contract area
(block)
Project status Venture company
(established)
Interest owned
Offshore North Caspian Sea In production INPEX North Caspian Sea, Ltd.
(August 6, 1998)
INPEX North Caspian Sea 7.56%
Shell 16.81%
Eni 16.81%
ExxonMobil 16.81%
TotalEnergies 16.81%
CNPC 8.33%
KMG 16.87%

In September 1998, INPEX acquired an interest in the Offshore North Caspian Sea Contract Area in Kazakhstan’s territorial waters. The Kashagan Oil Field is located within this area in the Caspian Sea where the water reaches depths of 3–4 meters, approximately 75 kilometers southeast of Atyrau, Kazakhstan. The shipment of crude oil commenced in October 2016. INPEX and its partners have achieved the project’s initial production volume target of 370 thousand barrels per day and are currently working to increase the daily production volume to 450 thousand barrels.

地図:北カスピ海沖合鉱区(カシャガン油田ほか)
Offshore facility

ACG Oil Fields

Contract area
(block)
Project status Production volume** Venture company
(established)
Interest owned
(*Operator)
ACG In production Crude oil: 458 Kbbld INPEX Southwest Caspian Sea, Ltd.
(January 29, 1999)
INPEX Southwest Caspian Sea 9.31%
BP* 30.37%
MOL 9.57%
SOCAR 25.00%
Equinor 7.27%
ExxonMobil 6.79%
TPAO 5.73%
Itochu 3.65%
ONGC 2.31%
  1. ** Production volume on the basis of all fields and average rate of fiscal year ended December 31, 2021

INPEX acquired an interest in the Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) Oil Fields in the south Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan in April 2003. At the ACG Oil Fields, oil is being produced at the Chirag, the Central Azeri, the West Azeri, the East Azeri, the Deepwater Gunashli and the West Chirag locations. In September 2021, cumulative crude oil production reached 4.0 billion barrels. INPEX and its partners are working on development to commence production with a new platform in 2023.

地図:ACG油田
Offshore production facility

Tight Oil Project (Eagle Ford shale play)

Contract area
(block)
Project status Production volume* Venture company
(established)
Interest owned
Eagle Ford shale play, southern Texas, US In production Crude oil: 6 Kbbld
Natural gas: 10 MMcf/d
INPEX Eagle Ford, LLC
(March 5, 2019)
With the exception of some areas, INPEX holds a 100% interest as the operator
  1. * Production volume on the basis of all fields and average rate of fiscal year ended December 31, 2021

INPEX is steadily producing and marketing crude oil and gas in the Eagle Ford Shale Oil Project acquired in the State of Texas in the United States in April 2019. Most of the assets are located in Karnes County, Texas, considered to be a highly productive area for crude oil within the Eagle Ford shale play, which has long hosted a concentration of tight oil and shale gas development activity. INPEX is the operator of the project, with the exception of a portion of the assets.

地図:米国シェールオイルプロジェクト(イーグルフォード)
Drilling operations site