Tombua Landana Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Country: Angola
  • Location: Block 14
  • Production start: 2009
  • Partners: Chevron - 31%, Sonangol (20%), Eni (20%), Total (20%) Galp (9%)
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: Recoverable resources for the two fields are estimated at 350 million barrels
  • Production Volume:


  • Located in approximately 1,200 feet (366 meters) of water in Block 14, the $3.8 billion development is expected to achieve peak production of 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day in 2011.
  • Recoverable resources for the two fields are estimated at 350 million barrels.
  • The total height of the platform is 1,554 feet and weighs 76,000 ton.
  • Associated gas will be commercialized at the Angola Liquefied Natural Gas project
  • First oil from Tombua-Landana was achieved from the Landana North #1 subsea well that is tied back to the Benguela Belize – Lobito Tomboco (BBLT) compliant piled tower


  • Heerema: Template for the Tombua Landana platform
  • Mustang Engineering: Concept engineering, FEED, detailed engineering design and project management services for the Compliant Piled Tower (CPT)
  • Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Service: Platform
  • Gulf Island Fabrication: Fabricate and load-out the Tower Top Section (“TTS”) and the Tower Bottom Section (“TBS”) for the DDP Compliant Tower
  • Acergy: Installation and tie-in of two export pipelines that will connect the Tombua Landana drilling and production platform and the Benguela Belize oil and gas pipeline transportation system
  • FoundOcean: Grouting


  • 2001 - Tombua Oil Field discovered
  • 2006 - Early oil production started from Landana
  • 2006 - Acergy awarded export pipeline contract
  • 2007 - Heerema delivers the platform
  • 2009 - First oil production from the completed development



  1. Mustang Engineering Platform References
  2. Gulf Island Fabrication Platform References
  3. FoundOcean Subsea References
  4. Serimax Pipeline References
  5. Chevron Announces Seventh Significant Oil Find In Angola's Deepwater
  6. Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. Announces Additional Project Awards
  7. Chevron Announces First Oil Production From Landana Field, Deepwater Block 14, Angola
  8. Chevron Announces First Oil From Tombua-Landana Project
  9. Heerema Vlissingen produces giant construction with millimeter precision
  10. Mustang to Design 2nd West Africa Compliant Piled Tower for Cabinda Gulf Oil Company LTD
  11. Acergy S.A. Awarded $150 million Offshore Installation Contract in Angola

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