- Operator: Total
- Country: Nigeria
- Location: OML 130, 200 km Offshore
- Production start: 2009
- Partners: Total, operator of Oil Mining License (OML) 130 with a 24% interest, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Sapetro, China’s CNOOC Ltd., and Brazil’s Petrobras.
- Type: Oil & Gas
- Estimated Reserves:
- Production Volume:
- Total’s first deepwater development in Nigeria
- Located 200 kilometers offshore Nigeria, lying in water depths of 1,300 to 1,500 meters.
- Its proved and probable reserves are estimated at 620 million barrels of condensate and more than 28 billion cubic meters of gas.
- Its subsea production system comprises 44 wells — 22 producers, 20 water injectors and two gas injectors — 100 kilometers of subsea flowlines, 80 kilometers of umbilicals to manage and control production, and 14 risers tying the subsea network into the AKPO FPSO.
- The 310-meter-long, 61-meter-wide and 31-meter-high FPSO is moored by 12 anchor lines and weighs nearly 100,000 metric tons. It is designed to process 185,000 barrels of condensate and 15 million cubic meters of gas a day and to store up to two million barrels of condensate.
- Gas is piped 150 kilometers to the Amenam Kpono Oil Field platforms, from where it is sent to the Nigeria LNG Terminal
- Technip: Contract for the FPSO
- Saipem: engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of the Umbilicals, Flowlines, Risers, the oil loading terminal, the FPSO mooring system, and the Gas export Pipeline
- 2000 - Akpo Oil Field discovered
- 2005 - Development project launched
- 2005 - Technip awarded contract for the FPSO
- 2005 - Saipem awarded subsea contract
- 2009 - Production start up
- AKPO, Total
- Saipem Africa Pipeline References
- NNPC Announces The Development Of Nigeria's Deep Offshore Akpo Field
- Technip awarded contract for the FPSO of the deepwater Akpo field in Nigeria
- TotalFinaElf reports promising deep offshore discovery on block 246 in Nigeria
- Nigeria: Early start-up of production of the Akpo deep offshore field
- Saipem awarded an offshore construction contract in Nigeria amounting approximately to 850 million USD