Gazelle Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Rialto
  • Country: Ivory Coast
  • Location: Block CI-202
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
    • Rialto Energy (Rialto) - 85%
    • Société Nationale d’Opérations Pétrolières de la Côte d’Ivoire (PETROCI) - 15%
  • Type: Gas & Condensate
  • Estimated Reserves: 47 bcf of gas (1C)
  • Production Volume: Initial production is expected to be around 8,000 bopd and 100 mmscf/d


  • The production facilities will consist of a fixed production platform at the Gazelle Field with separate oil and gas pipelines from the platform to shore.
  • The pipelines will be designed with spare capacity for future production of up to 40,000 bopd and 230 mmscf/d.
  • The gross field contingent resources targeted by the proposed FDP are 47 bcf of gas plus 0.9 mmbbls of condensate on a 1C basis, and 92 bcf of gas plus 1.8 mmbbls of condensate on a 2C basis


  • KWSubsea: FEED for the offshore and onshore 50km long 16" gas and 10" liquid export pipelines


  • 2010 - Rialto acquired an effective 67.5% stake in the field
  • 2011 - Rialto increased its stake to 85%
  • 2012 - Exclusive Exploitation Area granted
  • 2012 - Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the Gazelle Field Development awarded to Petrofac



  1. KWSubsea Subsea References
  2. Gazelle Field - Granting of Exclusive Exploitation Area
  3. Rialto awards FEED for Gazelle Field Development Project & Secures Rig for 2013 Drilling Programme
  4. Updated Resources Report for Block CI-202, Cote d'Ivoire

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