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 87.90% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2006. The peak production was approximately 30 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 16 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2032. The field currently accounts for approximately 25% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 18.31 Mmboe, comprised of 18.31 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.


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