B-80 is a conventional oil development located in shallow water in India and is operated by Hindustan Oil Exploration . Discovered in 1997, B-80 lies in block MB/OSDSF/B80/2016, with water depth of around 984 feet.

The project is currently in commissioning stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2022. The development cost is expected to be $43 m. The B-80 conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately two wells and includes FSO, mobile offshore production unit (MOPU), and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Hindustan Oil Exploration and Adbhoot Estates.

Production from B-80

Production from the B-80 conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2022 and is forecast to peak in 2023, to approximately 4,850 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 15 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2048.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 13.9 Mmboe, comprised of 10.87 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 18.19 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the B-80 conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the B-80 project as follows.

EPC Contractors: The Expro Group

Other Contractors: The Expro Group

About Hindustan Oil Exploration

Hindustan Oil Exploration Co Ltd (HOEC) is an oil and gas exploration and development company. The company’s business activities include exploration and development of hydrocarbons crude oil and natural gas. It offers geological and geophysical services related to the exploration of oil and natural gas and other oil field services. HOEC’s onshore and offshore assets include operated and non operated acreages in Assam-Arakan basin, Cambay basin, Cauvery basin, and Mumbai High Basin. HOEC partners with other oil and gas companies for its exploration activities. The company has operations in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, India. HOEC is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


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