Yoho Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Exxon
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Location: OML 104
  • Production start: 2003
  • Partners: NNPC
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: estimated recoverable resources of 0.4 billion barrels of oil
  • Production Volume:


  • Yoho produces from the Yoho and Awawa reservoirs in shallow water depths of 200-300 feet
  • The development consists of wellhead platforms, a central production platform, a living quarters platform, and a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessel
  • Early production utilised an FPSO
  • Target peak production is 150,000 barrels of oil per day.
  • Produced gas is re-injected to maximize oil recovery and eliminate routine flaring.


  • Keppel: Conversion of Falcon FPSO
  • SembCorp: Yoho Jacket & Topsides
  • Saipem: Project management, engineering, procurement, construction, transportation and installation, hook up and commissioning of one Production platform, pipeline laying and the other facility installation
  • Aker Solutions: Internals + 1 175Kva transformer only for 1 Treater. KPSAP provided vessel and external components - 12 ID x 65


  • 2002 - Saipem awarded EPC contract
  • 2002 - FPSO Falcon completed
  • 2003 - Production starts from Early Production System
  • 2006 - Full production starts



  1. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  2. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  3. Aker Solutions Oil And Gas Processing References
  4. Fiberbond Offshore Platform References
  5. ExxonMobil Begins Development of Yoho Offshore Project in Nigeria
  6. Keppel Shipyard is SBM's preferred yard in FPSO conversions
  7. Saipem awarded two important contracts offshore Nigeria
  8. ExxonMobil Starts Production at Yoho Project Offshore Nigeria
  9. ExxonMobil Announces Startup of Nigeria Erha Development

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