Block 3/05 Complex is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Angola and is operated by Sonangol P&P. The field is located in block Block 3, with water depth of 328 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Etablissements Maurel & Prom, Sociedade Petrolifera Angolana, Eni, MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas, Gazprom and Sonangol EP.

Production from Block 3/05 Complex

The Block 3/05 Complex conventional oil field recovered 94.55% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1998. The peak production was approximately 193 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2032. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 58.6 Mmboe, comprised of 58.6 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Block 3/05 Complex conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.


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