Alba Gas And Condensate Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Marathon
  • Country: Equatorial Guinea
  • Location: 12 miles north of Bioko Island
  • Production start: 2007
  • Partners: Noble Energy - 34%,
  • Type: Gas And Condensate
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Phase 1 of he project consists of a four-pile production platform, a tripod well protector platform, two in-field flowlines, and a 20-inch diameter trunk line leading to Bioko Island
  • There are Four offshore production platforms and Onshore gas/condensate processing facilities
  • The field supplies the Eg Lng Terminal with natural gas


  • Global Offshore: Engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, installation, and start-up of pipelines and platforms


  • 1984 - Discovery well 13B1-1X drilled
  • 1991 - First Production (A platform: Alba 2, Alba 3)
  • 1996 - LPG Plant construction complete (2,400 bpd)
  • 2000 - Phase 1 Development, Offshore re- injection of gas commences
  • 2001 - Methanol production begins
  • 2002 - Equatorial Guinea Government Approval of Alba Field Expansion Project
  • 2004 - Phase 2A Complete, Continuous flaring ceases
  • 2004 - Noble Energy announced a new natural gas and condensate discovery
  • 2007 - First cargo delivered from the EG LNG Terminal



  1. Marathon and Partners Deliver First LNG Cargo From Equatorial Guinea Train 1 LNG Project Six Months Ahead of Original Schedule
  2. Noble Energy Announces Natural Gas and Condensate Discovery From Deep Test on the Alba Block in Equatorial Guinea
  3. Marathon Oil Company Announces Equatorial Guinea Government Approval of Alba Field Expansion Project
  4. EPA Partner Experience: Equatorial Guinea
  5. Global Industries selected for Alba Field offshore Equatorial Guinea

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