Etame Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Vaalco
  • Country: Gabon
  • Location:
  • Production start: 2002
  • Partners: Sasol - 27,75%, Vaalco - 28,07% , Addax - 31,36%, Sojitz - 2,98%, Petro Energy Resources - 2,34% and Energy Africa Gabon S.A. - 7,5%
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field is operated utilising the Petroleo Nautipa FPSO
  • Two satellite fields, Avouma & Ebouri are tied back to the FPSO
  • The extension project involves development of Southeast Etame / North Tchibala

Contractors

  • EMAS AMC: EPIC of rigid pipelines along with the transportation and installation of flexible pipelines and two fixed production platforms
  • Seacore: Avouma installation

History

  • 1998 - Etame Oil Field
  • 2002 - First oil produced
  • 2004 - Production increased with the completion of the 5th well
  • 2007 - FPSO contract extended until 2015
  • 2013 - EMAS awarded contract for expansion project

Geology

Links

  1. Sasol increases offshore oil production in southern Gabon and discovers two new oil fields
  2. Contract extension for FPSO Petróleo Nautipa
  3. Ezra's Subsea Services Division's Flagship Vessel Lewek Constellation Awarded Contract In West Africa With Vaalco
  4. Ezra's Subsea Services Division Successfully Completes US$120 Million Project Offshore West Africa With New Flagship Vessel

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