El Franig Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Perenco
  • Country: Tunisia
  • Location: Central Tunisia
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • Production from the El Franig field is transported to the central processing facility in Oum-Chiah via 120km of pipeline. Condensate is transferred to the La Skhira terminal for export, and gas is delivered to the Gabes plant for domestic consumption.


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  • 2002 - Perenco acquired the field
  • 2008 - El Franig-6 well was completed, the first frac in the reservoir
  • 2010 - 1st successful shale fraccing on the El Franig field



  1. Oil And Gas Concessions In Tunisia
  2. First successful frac in Tunisian Ordivician : EFR6 tests at rates above 5000 boepd
  3. Successful fraccing on the El Franig field, Tunisia

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