Olowi Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Canadian Natural Resources
  • Country: Gabon
  • Location: Offshore
  • Production start: 2009
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field uses three wellhead towers and one conductor support platform tied back to the Knock Allan FPSO vessel (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading)


  • Saipem: Engineering, procurement, construction, installation, hook-up and commissioning of the fixed portion of the Olowi Field Development Production Facilities and the installation of interconnecting subsea pipeline, riser and umbilical systems between the wellhead towers and the FPSO
  • Drydocks World: FPSO conversion
  • Claxton: Subsea template & Topside
  • KCA DEUTAG: Development drilling contract


  • 2001 - Olowi Oil Field discovered
  • 2005 - CNR acquiredthe field from Pioneer
  • 2006 - Saipem awarded EPC contract
  • 2007 - KCA DEUTAG awarded drilling contract
  • 2009 - First oil


  • The Gamba sandstone exhibits excellent reservoir quality with average porosity of 20% or higher.


  1. Claxton Platform References
  2. Pioneer Announces Test Results of Gabon Discovery
  3. Pioneer Agrees to Sell Interest in Offshore Gabon Block
  4. KCA DEUTAG awarded US$225million jack-up contracts
  5. Saipem wins new contracts worth euro 410 million in Gabon and Angola

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