Miskar Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BG Group
  • Country: Tunisia
  • Location:
  • Production start: 1996
  • Partners: 100% BG Group
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Miskar Gas Field is located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Tunisia. It lies in 62m of water approximately 125km offshore in the Gulf of Gabes.
    • The development project included a drilling and production platform linked to an onshore terminal.
    • A 24-inch export pipeline transmits gas and condensate under wellhead pressure the BG Group-operated Hannibal plant and sold into the Tunisian gas system.


  • Penspen: Detailed Design
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting: Installation of the Miskar A platform
  • Acergy: Installation, tie-in and commissioning of two 3 kilometre 10 inch diameter pipelines, together with a well control umbilical and riser, to tie back three subsea wells to the Miskar A platform
  • Saipem: Pipeline installation
  • Aker Kvaerner: Two glycol regeneration systems
  • Rosetti Marino: Construction Engineering, Partial Procurement, Fabrication. Onshore Construction, Onshore Commissioning, Load-out, Seafastening, Transport and Tow for ​Miskar Compression Module


  • 1996 - Production begins at the field
  • 1997 - Inauguration by the President
  • 2002 - BG Tunisia awards contract to Bechtel for offshore compression
  • 2006 - Acergy awarded pipeline contract



  1. Oil And Gas Concessions In Tunisia
  2. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  3. Penspen Offshore And Platform References
  4. Saipem Africa Pipeline References
  5. Rosetti Marino Platform References
  6. BG Group Tunisia
  7. Miskar Gas Field Inaugurated by Tunisian President
  8. BG Tunisia awards major contract for offshore compression
  9. Acergy S.A. Awarded $65 million Contract in Tunisia
  10. Aker Kvaerner awarded process systems contracts

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