B-9 is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in India and is operated by Adani Welspun Exploration. Discovered in 2005, B-9 lies in block MB/OSDSF/B9/2016, with water depth of around 820 feet.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2023. The development cost is expected to be $110 m. The B-9 conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately seven wells and includes wellhead platform.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Adani Group and Welspun Enterprises.

Production from B-9

Production from the B-9 conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecast to peak in 2024, to approximately 15 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2052.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 10.51 Mmboe, comprised of 63.04 bcf of natural gas reserves.


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