Itau Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: Bolivia
  • Location: 400 kilometres south of the city of Santa Cruz in the Andean Cordilleras foothills
  • Production start: 2011
  • Partners: Total, YPFB
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: 5 million cubic meters of gas per day

Description

  • The first phase of the development came on stream on February 2nd and is designed to produce 1.5 million cubic meters of gas per day (10,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)), which will be processed in the facilities of the neighboring San Alberto field.
  • Itaú gas production will mainly be exported.
  • Phase 2 triples production capacity to 5 million cubic meters of gas per day (35,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day)

Contractors

  • Tecna: Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Precommissioning & Commissioning, Start Up Assistance, O&M Assistance of a gas processing facility

History

  • 1999 - Total E&P Bolivie discovered the Itaú field
  • 2009 - Total files declaration of commerciality
  • 2011 - Production start up
  • 2014 - Start-up of production from Itaú Phase 2

Geology

  • Devonian formations known locally as Huamampampa and Icla

Links

  1. GAS TREATMENT PLANT – ITAÚ
  2. Tecna Oil And Gas Processing References
  3. TOTALFINA Confirms Discovery of Major Natural Gas Reserves in Bolivia
  4. Bolivia: Total files declaration of commerciality for the Itau field
  5. Total Bolivia: Production start-up of the Itaú field
  6. Bolivia: start-up of production from Itaú Phase 2

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