Hassi Messaoud Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Sonatrach
  • Country: Algeria
  • Location: 850 Km South East of Algiers
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Sonatrach
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Hassi Messaoud field (850 Km South East of Algiers) found on 2500 Km2. It is one of the world giants. It is made up of: Hassi Messaoud, El Gassi, El Agreb, Sotti, El Borma, Mesdar, Rhourd Chegga and Hassi Guettar.


  • Saipem:
    • Engineering, procurement and construction of a crude oil treatment and stabilisation plant composed of three trains with a capacity of 100,000 oil barrels per-day each, one maintenance unit, four stocking units of 50,000 cubic meters each and a 45-km pipeline transporting oil, water and gas
    • Engineering, procurement and construction of three LPG production trains including compression
  • Aker Solutions: EPC - 3 Trains including Desalter/Degasser Vessel; Wash Water Pump Package & Demulsifier Injection Package; supervision of construction; commissioning & start-up and training of owner's personnel. 10 ID x 30
  • JGC: Gas Processing Plant
  • Halliburton: Oil well workover/stimulation


  • 1956 - Field Discovered
  • 2001 - Ex-Im Bank provided long-term loan guarantees to companies providing services for field development
  • 2006 - Aker Kvaerner was awarded a contract for delivery of process equipment for the facility
  • 2007 - Saipem awarded EPC contract for oil treatment plant
  • 2008 - Saipem awarded EPC contract for LPG plant



  1. Sonatrach Upstream
  2. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  3. JGC Oil And Gas Processing References
  4. Saipem Gas And Oil Production And Treating Facilities References
  5. Saipem Gas Gathering And Conditioning References
  6. Saipem Gas Compression Stations References
  7. Aker Kvaerner delivers process systems to Sonatrach
  8. Saipem awarded a new onshore contract in Algeria worth approximately euro 700 million
  9. Saipem awarded a new onshore contract in Algeria valued at approximately 1.3 billion euro
  10. EX-IM Bank Backs Texas Oil And Gas Exports To Mexico, Algeria

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