In Amenas Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Sonatrach
  • Country: Algeria
  • Location: Sahara desert
  • Production start: 2006
  • Partners: BP, Sonatrach and Statoil
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: 9 billion cubic metres per year


  • In Amenas is a gas and condensate development project centred on four fields located in eastern Algeria some 1,200 km from the coast towards the Libyan border.
  • The In Amenas gas project came on stream in June 2006
  • Production capacity is 9 billion cubic metres per year.
  • Operatorship is shared between BP, Sonatrach and Statoil in a joint venture.
  • The compression project to maintain plateau production was awarded in May 2011.


  • JGC/KBR joint venture: Design, procurement, construction and commissioning services for a natural gas processing plant with a throughput of 1,050 mmscfd, offsite utilities, three pipelines, and related infrastructure
  • Petrofac: Consultancy, design and procurement services for development programme to augment hydrocarbon production


  • 1998 - The production-sharing contract was originally signed by Amoco
  • 2002 - JGC/KBR joint venture awarded natural gas processing plant contract
  • 2003 - Statoil acquired a stake from BP
  • 2006 - First gas production
  • 2011 - JGC awarded compression contract
  • 2013 - Petrofac awarded consultancy contract
  • 2013 - An armed group took hostages at the site



  1. JGC Oil And Gas Processing References
  2. JGC Selected for In Amenas Natural Gas Development Project in Algeria
  3. Acquiring gas assets in Algeria(VEDLEGG)
  4. Petrofac Awarded Services Contract in Algeria
  5. Statement on incident at In Amenas, Algeria

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