Kaombo Oil And Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Total
  • Country: Angola
  • Location: Block 32 about 150 kilometers off the coast
  • Production start: Expected 2017
  • Partners: Total - 30%, Sonangol P&P - 30%, Sonangol Sinopec International (20%), ExxonMobil (15%), Galp - 5%
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Located approximately 260 km offshore Luanda in water depths ranging from 1,400 to 1,900 metres, the Kaombo project will develop six of the 12 discoveries already made in Block 32. The six fields (Gengibre, Gindungo, Caril, Canela, Mostarda and Louro) cover an area of 800 kmĀ² in the central and southeast part of the block
  • The field will utilise the Kaombo Twin FPSOs, each with 115,000 barrels per day capacity


  • Saipem: EPCI for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of two converted turret-moored Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO)
  • Sembawang Shipyard: FPSO conversion
  • Aker Solutions: Delivery of 20 subsea manifolds and 65 vertical subsea wellsets
  • Technip and Heerema: engineering, procurement, fabrication, transport and installation of:
    • 18 rigid risers, of the Single Top Tension Riser (STTR) type, including large buoyancy tanks (~40m high, ~6m diameter), flexible top riser jumpers and riser base spools,
    • approximately 300 kilometers (km) of rigid pipe-in-pipe production and single pipe injection pipelines,
    • a large number of subsea structures, piles and steel jumpers.
  • Technip: Engineering, procurement and fabrication of 120 kilometers of umbilicals


  • 2014 - Final investment decision taken
  • 2014 - Aker Solutions Wins Contract to Deliver Subsea Production System



  1. Sanction of Kaombo project in Block 32 in Angola ultra-deep offshore
  2. Aker Solutions Wins Contract to Deliver Subsea Production System for Total's Kaombo Development in Angola
  3. Technip Heerema Alliance wins major Kaombo subsea contract offshore Angola
  4. Saipem: awarded FPSO contracts in Angola worth more than $4 billion
  5. Technip wins umbilical contract for Kaombo project in Angola
  6. Sembcorp Marine's Sembawang Shipyard Secures Contract Worth About S$600 Million From Saipem SA for the Conversion of Two FPSOs for Kaombo Project in Offshore Angola
  7. Alfa Laval wins SEK 50 million oil and gas order in Angola

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