Coral Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: ENI
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Location: Rovuma Basin, Offshore Mozambique
  • Production start: 2022
  • Partners: ENI, Exxon, CNPC
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 13 Tcf of Gas in Place
  • Production Volume:


  • The Coral South Development Project is located in the deep waters of the Rovuma Basin, which straddles Mozambique’s Northern border with Tanzania. Coral South is situated approximately 150 miles northeast of Pemba and 30 miles from the Mozambique coast.
  • Gas is to be produced from 6 subsea wells
  • Gas from the field will supply the Coral South LNG Project
    • Coral-1 is located in a water depth of 2,261 metres and reached a total depth of 4,869 metres
    • Coral 2 was drilled in 1,950 meters of water and reached a total depth of 4,725 meters
    • Coral 3 was drilled in 2,035 meters of water and reached a total depth of 5,270 meters


  • TechnipFMC, JGC Corporation and Samsung Heavy Industries: Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commissioning and Start-up (EPCIC) of the Coral South FLNG facility and its associated risers and subsea flowlines system, as well as the installation of the umbilicals and subsea equipment.
  • GE Oil & Gas: Supply of seven xmas trees, three 2-slot manifolds with integrated distribution units, MB rigid jumpers, seven subsea wellheads with spare components


  • 2012 - Coral gas field discovered
  • 2012 - Coral II well successfully drilled
  • 2013 - Coral III well successfully drilled
  • 2014 - KBR Daewoo Consortium Wins FEED Contract
  • 2017 - TechnipFMC awarded EPCIC contract
  • 2017 - GE awarded subsea contracts


  • Eocene reservoir


  1. Success of Coral-1 well opens up a new play in Area 4 and further enhances the block potential
  2. Eni: important new discoveries in Mozambique
  3. KBR Daewoo Consortium Wins FLNG FEED Contract/Competes for EPCIC
  4. Eni: significant new exploration success in Mozambique
  5. GE Oil & Gas And ENI East Africa Sign Long-Term Partnership To Develop Gas Resources Offshore Of Mozambique
  6. TechnipFMC awarded a major integrated contract for the Coral South FLNG project offshore Mozambique

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