Bahr Essalam Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: ENI
  • Country: Libya
  • Location: Area D
  • Production start: 2004
  • Partners: NOC
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 260 billion cubic meters of gas
  • Production Volume:


  • The Sabratha platform is located in the Mediterranean Sea, 110km North West of Tripoli
  • The platform, is considered to be the largest Libyan Offshore Oil and Gas facility, contains all the facilities required for the preliminary separation and treatment of the gas extracted
  • The gas volumes are processed at the Mellitah Gas Processing Plant and then shipped to Italy via the Greenstream Pipeline Interconnector

Bahr Essalam, Phase II Development

  • The development


  • HHI: Sabratha Platform - EPIC
  • Tecon: Detail structural design of all risers, j-tubes and caissons of the Sabratha jacket
  • Saipem:
    • Sabratha Platform Production Enhancement Project Phase 1 - EPIC
    • Sabratha Platform Phase 1 - EPIC
    • Gathering Pipelines and Export Trunklines - EPIC
  • SonSub Limited: Bahr Essalam SPS – 2 No. templates
  • FoundOcean: Pipe gooseneck protection
  • Global Maritime: Warranty surveyor for installation of export pipelines, flowlines, umbilicals and subsea facilities


  • 2002 - HHI awarded platform contract
  • 2004 - Production started
  • 2011 - Production restarted
  • 2015 - Bahr Essalam South discovered
  • 2016 - Technip awarded phase II development contract
  • 2018 - Phase 2 comes on stream



  1. Hyundai Heavy Industries Platform References
  2. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  3. Saipem Pipeline References
  4. FoundOcean Africa Subsea References
  5. Tecon Platform References
  6. Global Maritime Pipeline References
  7. Dietsmann Libya wins $120M Global Maintenance Contracts
  8. Eni : Mellitah Oil & Gas restarts gas production from the offshore platform of Sabratha in Libya
  9. Eni: new successes in the exploration activities in Indonesia and Libya
  10. Technip awarded major natural gas field development contract in Mediterranean Sea
  11. Bahr Essalam Phase 2 Development offshore project begins production

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