Hassi Messaoud is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Sonatrach. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Hassi Messaoud. Buy the profile here.

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Two expansion projects are associated with the Hassi Messaoud conventional oil field, namely the Hassi Messaoud North Fields Development and the Hassi Messaoud South Fields Development. The expansion projects are currently in the commissioning stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sonatrach.

Production from Hassi Messaoud

The Hassi Messaoud conventional oil field recovered 82.28% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1977. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2053. The field currently accounts for approximately 17% of the country’s daily output.

Contractors involved in the Hassi Messaoud conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Hassi Messaoud project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: JGC Holdings

Main EPC: JGC Holdings and Dodsal Group

Other Contractors: JGC Holdings, Vinci, SKEMA and Airpack Nederland

About Sonatrach

Sonatrach SpA (Sonatrach) is an integrated oil and gas company. It carries out exploration, production, liquefaction, refining, marketing and maritime transportation of hydrocarbons and petroleum products. The company operates pipeline transport, storage, loading and unloading infrastructure network to transport crude oil, condensate, LPG and natural gas. Sonatrach also carries out the production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and by-products such as ethane propane butane and gasoline. It provides research, development, exploitation, and production of hydrocarbons. The company operates in Europe, Africa and South America. Sonatrach is headquartered in Algiers, Algeria.

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This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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