ENI production on Angolan Coast at Block 15/06 reaches 100,000 barrels/day
Italy’s Eni S.p.A., reportedlyannounced on 11th January 2016 that deepwater drilling off the Angolan Coast at Block 15/06 production reached 100,000 barrels per day.
According to information released, production levels rose from 60,000 barrels per day to 100,000 barrels per day with the additional production from the of “Mpungi” oil field, followed by the “Sangos” and “Chinguvu” oil fields.
The FPSO named N’goma operates at Block 15 with a storage capacity of 1,5 million barrels and a processing capacity of 100,00 barrels per day. Within the last four years, ENI has prospected Block 15 in deep water at depths between one thousand and fifteen hundred meters, and located oil reserves evaluated in 3 billion barrels of crude oil.
Block 15/06 is located 350 kilometers northeast of Luanda and is currently being explored by ENI from Italy holding rights to 36,84%, Sociedade Angolana de Combustíveis (Sonangol) with 36,84% and SSI Fifteen Limited with 26,32%.
ENI explores crude oil in various different fields composing Block15/06 using state of the art “Cluster” system that allows for oil extraction from various oil fields simultaneously whilst connected to a floating platform FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading).
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