Mafumeira Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: Angola
  • Location: Block 0, Offshore
  • Production start: 2009
  • Partners: Sonangol E.P. (41 percent), Total (10 percent) and ENI (9.8 percent)
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Located in 160 feet (49 meters) of water about 15 miles (24 km) off the Angolan coastline
  • The field consists of Mafumeira Norte which has been producing since 2009, and Mafumeira Sul which is under development
  • Mafumeira Norte was commercialized through fourteen wells to the existing Kungulo water injection platform
  • Mafumeira Sul, includes plans for a central processing facility, two wellhead platforms, approximately 75 miles (121 km) of subsea pipelines and 50 wells. The maximum total daily production is expected to reach 110,000 barrels of crude oil and 10,000 barrels of liquefied petroleum gas.


  • Sonamet: Engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract for the Mafumeira Norte platform
  • AMEC: front-end engineering design (FEED) for Mafumeira Sul
  • Saipem:
    • Engineering, procurement and pre-fabrication activities for subsequent offshore modifications and tie-in activities on the existing Mafumeira Norte platform and the future Mafumeira Sul production platforms
    • Engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of an onshore pipeline portion connecting the field to the oil storage and export facilities in the Malongo Terminal.


  • 2009 - Mafumeira Norte, the initial development of the Mafumeira Field, achieved first oil
  • 2010 - AMEC awarded Mafumeira Sul FEED
  • 2012 - Saipem awarded EPCI contracts for Mafumeira Sul
  • 2013 - Chevron Makes Final Investment Decision on Mafumeira Sul Project



  1. Chevron, Angola Factsheet
  2. Chevron Announces First Oil From Mafumeira Norte Field in Angola
  3. AMEC wins Mafumeira Sul FEED contract, offshore Angola
  4. Saipem awarded new E&C Offshore contracts worth $350 million
  5. Chevron Makes Final Investment Decision on Mafumeira Sul Project Offshore Angola

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