PAJ Complex is a conventional oil development located in ultra-deepwater in Angola and is operated by Azule Energy Exploration (Angola). According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, PAJ Complex was discovered in 2005, lies in block Block 31, Juno Development Area, Palas Development Area, and Astraea Development Area, with water depth of around 5,255 feet. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2024. The PAJ Complex conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 10 wells and includes FPSO and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, China Petrochemical, Eni, Equinor, New Bright International Development and Sonangol EP.

Production from PAJ Complex

Production from the PAJ Complex conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2027, Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2044.

Contractors involved in the PAJ Complex conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the PAJ Complex project as follows.

Other Contractors: Subsea 7 and Yinson Holdings

About Azule Energy Exploration (Angola)

Azule Energy Exploration (Angola) Ltd, a subsidiary of BP Plc, specialises in the exploration, production, and sale of hydrocarbons. The company is headquartered in Sunbury On Thames, Middlesex, the UK.

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This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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