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Summary Information

  • Operator: ENI
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Location: OML 125, North-Western sector of the Nigerian Deepwaters
  • Production start: 2003
  • Partners: ENI - 50.19%, SNEPCO - 49.81%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • Abo Central, developed in a water depth ranging between 500 m and 800 m, is the first producing Nigerian deepwater oil field
  • ABO FPSO has a storage capacity of 900,000 barrels of oil and oil treatment capacity of up to 45,000 bopd, a water injection capacity of 30,000 bwpd and a gas injection capacity of 35 MMSCFD
  • The associated gas will be re-injected into the reservoir

Contractors

  • Keppel : FSPO Conversion
  • Saipem: Abo Field Development Feasibility and Conceptual Design, FEED
  • Technip: Engineering, Procurement, and Installation of around 35km of flexible lines, plus the installation of umbilicals and an FPSO mooring system
  • Ceona: Installation work on ABO 12 well

History

  • 2001 - The Field Development Plan was approved
  • 2001 - The Final Investment Decision was taken
  • 2002 - Keppel delivers the FSPO
  • 2003 - Eni announces first oil
  • 2008 - Oando acquires a share of the licence

Geology

Links

  1. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Engineering Refe
  2. Keppel Shipyard successfully converts ABO FPSO for repeat customer Prosafe Production
  3. Eni: Abo Central Field on stream
  4. Announcement on OML 125 & 134 Acquisition
  5. Double contract win in Nigeria for Ceona with local strategic partner MPL

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