Tortue Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BP
  • Country: Mauritania / Senegal
  • Location:
  • Production start:
  • Partners: BP, Kosmos
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project will produce gas from an ultra-deepwater subsea system and mid-water floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which will process the gas, removing heavier hydrocarbon components. The gas will then be transferred to a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, Tortue Ahmeyim FLNG Project at a nearshore hub located on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border.


  • TechnipFMC: FEED for the FPSO


  • 2015 - Tortue field discovered
  • 2018 - TechnipFMC awarded FPSO project
  • 2018 - Final investment decision reached



  1. Kosmos Energy Makes Significant Gas Discovery Offshore Mauritania
  2. TechnipFMC awarded contract for Tortue/Ahmeyim Development FPSO
  3. BP announces Final Investment Decision for Phase 1 of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Development

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