BenKahla and Haoud Berkaoui is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Sonatrach. The field is located in block El M’Zaid South (Block 438c).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sonatrach.

Production from BenKahla and Haoud Berkaoui

The BenKahla and Haoud Berkaoui conventional oil field recovered 76.97% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2017. The peak production was approximately 37.01 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2064. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 152.37 Mmboe, comprised of 152.37 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. BenKahla and Haoud Berkaoui conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Sonatrach

Sonatrach SpA (Sonatrach) is an integrated oil and gas company. It carries out exploration, production, liquefaction, refining, marketing and maritime transportation of hydrocarbons and petroleum products. The company operates pipeline transport, storage, loading and unloading infrastructure network to transport crude oil; condensate, LPG, and natural gas. Sonatrach also carries out production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and by-products such as ethane propane butane and gasoline. It provides research, development, exploitation, and production of hydrocarbons. The company has operational presence in Europe, Africa, and South America. Sonatrach is headquartered in Algiers, Algeria.


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