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November 25, 2021updated 26 Nov 2021 5:48am

Baobab Conventional Oil Field, Cote d’Ivoire

By Carmen

Baobab is a producing conventional oil field located in ultra-deepwater in Cote d’Ivoire and is operated by . The field is located in block Block CI 40, with water depth of 5,051 feet.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Baobab conventional oil field, namely Baobab Phase 5 and Baobab (Future potential) Project. The expansion projects are currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Canadian Natural Resources, Petroswede and Societe Nationale d’Operations Petrolieres de la Cote d’Ivoire.

Production from Baobab

The Baobab conventional oil field recovered 46.62% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2020. The peak production was approximately 31.65 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 12 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057. The field currently accounts for approximately 43% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 150.69 Mmboe, comprised of 143.68 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 42.05 bcf of natural gas reserves. Baobab conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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