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December 6, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:02pm

Bassein Conventional Gas Field, India

By Carmen

Bassein is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in India and is operated by Oil and Natural Gas. The field is located in block Mumbai High NW, with water depth of 246 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Oil and Natural Gas.

Production from Bassein

The Bassein conventional gas field recovered 73.61% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. The peak production was approximately 56.98 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1,058 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042. The field currently accounts for approximately 17% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 765.5 Mmboe, comprised of 131.58 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 3,803.52 bcf of natural gas reserves. Bassein conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.26% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Oil and Natural Gas

Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC) is an integrated energy company operating along the hydrocarbon value chain. It discovers, produces, refines and markets oil and gas, and also manufactures petrochemicals. ONGC also carries out power generation and has considerable renewable energy operations. The company carries out refining operations through Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. It sells products to oil refining and gas marketing companies. In addition, the company conducts overseas operations through its subsidiary, ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL). It has operations in Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. ONGC is headquartered in New Delhi, India.


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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