Kudu Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Tullow
  • Country: Namibia
  • Location:
  • Discovered: 1974
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Namcor / Gazprom
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 1.4 TCF of proven reserves
  • Production Volume:



  • Discovered in 1974, the license has been held by a number of companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron Texaco and Energy Africa.
  • 2004 - Tullow Oil acquired Energy Africa for US$570 million and with its 90% interest in the license.
  • 2007 - Tullow Oil sold 20% of the project to Itochu.[2] The remaining 10% is held by Namibian state oil company Namcor
  • 2007 - Kudu-8 appraisal well was unsuccessful
  • 2010 - Namcor and Russian gas company Gazprom agreed to establish a special purpose company to take a majority stake in the Kudu gas field.
  • 2011 - Gazprom decided not to proceed



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