Ceiba Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Triton (Hess)
  • Country: Equatorial Guinea
  • Location: Rio Muni Basin
  • Production start: 2000
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Ceiba Field is in Block G off the continental coast of Equatorial Guinea. Amerada Hess, through its Triton Energy subsidiary, has an 85% working interest in and is the operator of Block G and the adjacent Block F, which together encompass an area of approximately 1 million acres.
  • The blocks are located in the Rio Muni Basin, 150 miles south of the country's capital, Malabo, and off the shore of the city of Bata.
  • Amerada Hess' partner in the blocks is Energy Africa Ltd. of South Africa, which has the remaining 15% working interest. The government of Equatorial Guinea has a 5% carried participating interest in the Ceiba Field
  • The Sendje Ceiba FPSO is a 275,000 dwt (dead weight tonnes) turbine tanker. The vessel measures approximately 350 meters (1,150 feet) in length and 52 meters (170 feet) in width. The deck area is equivalent to nearly four football fields. The vessel's crude oil storage capacity is two million barrels
  • The Okume Oil Field has been developed as a tie back to the Sendje Ceiba FPSO


  • SembCorp Marine: FPSO conversion
  • Stolt Offshore:
    • Transport and installation of a 550T Utility Deck Module for the Ceiba FPSO, the installation of subsea pumps, rigid spools and umbilicals
    • Supply and installing flowlines, risers and control umbilicals
  • ABB Offshore Systems: Provided the process plant for the FPSO
  • Aker Solutions: SRU membraine trains, guard filters and cleaning package
  • Bluewater: Design, supply and install a Bluewater turret CALM buoy
  • Cameron: Subsea systems and control equipment for phase 2


  • 2000 - Production started with the Sendje Berge FPSO
  • 2001- The Sendje Ceiba FPSO is completed
  • 2003 - Stolt Offshore awarded contract for Phase III
  • 2006 - First oil flows from the Okume Oil Field



  1. FoundOcean Africa Subsea References
  2. Aker Solutions Increased Oil Recovery (IOR) References
  3. Serimax Pipeline References
  4. Stolt Offshore S.A. Awarded $30 million Contract in West Africa
  5. Triton Awards Ceiba Crude Offloading System Contract to Bluewater
  6. Amerada Hess Announces the Upgrading and Renaming of Vessel to Accommodate Increased Ceiba Field Production
  7. ABB, Low Cost, Fast track FPSO Projects

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