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November 23, 2021updated 28 Apr 2022 5:44am

Block 1 Conventional Gas Field, Tanzania

By Carmen

Block 1 is a conventional gas development located in ultra-deepwater in Tanzania and is operated by Shell Tanzania. Discovered in 2011, Block 1 lies in block Block 1, with water depth of around 5,904 feet.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2028. The Block 1 conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately 16 wells and includes subsea tree.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Pavilion Energy, PT Medco Daya Abadi Lestari and Shell.

Production from Block 1

Production from the Block 1 conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2028 and is forecast to peak in 2029, to approximately 136 Mmcfd of natural gas and 1,027 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2086.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,962.29 Mmboe, comprised of 1,216.72 bcf of natural gas reserves and 10,557.01 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Block 1 conventional gas field

The key contractors involved in the Block 1 project as follows.

Other Contractors: Odfjell Drilling


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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