Sonangol and partners announce start of Kaombo production

Luanda – Angola’s National Fuel Company (Sonangol), Total E and P Angola and its Block 32 associates today announced the start of oil production at the Kaombo Norte Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Unit (FPSO).

The production of FPSO Kaombo Norte, the largest deepwater project recently developed in Angola, 260 km off the coast of Luanda, is estimated to reach about 115,000 barrels of oil per day, according to a press release from Sonangol to which Angop had access today.

The note adds that the second unit of its kind, the Kaombo Sul, also in Block 32, is due to go into production in 2019, with the combined production of the two units expected to reach 230,000 barrels of oil per day.

The two FPSOs, whose gas associated with oil production will be exported to the Angola LNG plant, will be connected to 59 wells through one of the largest underwater networks in the world and will develop the resources of 6 different fields (Ginger, Gindungo, Curry, Cinnamon, Mustard and Bay), dispersed in an area of 800km2, in the Central and South zones of said Block.

Source: Angola Press News Agency

Sonangol and partners announce start of Kaombo production

Luanda – Angola’s National Fuel Company (Sonangol), Total E and P Angola and its Block 32 associates today announced the start of oil production at the Kaombo Norte Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Unit (FPSO).

The production of FPSO Kaombo Norte, the largest deepwater project recently developed in Angola, 260 km off the coast of Luanda, is estimated to reach about 115,000 barrels of oil per day, according to a press release from Sonangol to which Angop had access today.

The note adds that the second unit of its kind, the Kaombo Sul, also in Block 32, is due to go into production in 2019, with the combined production of the two units expected to reach 230,000 barrels of oil per day.

The two FPSOs, whose gas associated with oil production will be exported to the Angola LNG plant, will be connected to 59 wells through one of the largest underwater networks in the world and will develop the resources of 6 different fields (Ginger, Gindungo, Curry, Cinnamon, Mustard and Bay), dispersed in an area of 800km2, in the Central and South zones of said Block.

Source: Angola Press News Agency