Alba is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Equatorial Guinea and is operated by Alba Equatorial Guinea Partnership. The field is located in block Alba Development Area, with water depth of 335 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by GEPetrol, Chevron and Marathon Oil.

Production from Alba

The Alba conventional gas field recovered 63.25% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2009. The peak production was approximately 53.66 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 115 Mmcfd of natural gas, 30.77 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids and 647 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2051. The field currently accounts for approximately 45% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 649.72 Mmboe, comprised of 112.67 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 310.27 bcf of natural gas reserves, 2,340.1 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves and 95.32 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Alba conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.22% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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