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November 26, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:39pm

Bouri Conventional Oil Field, Libya

By Carmen

Bouri is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Libya and is operated by Mellitah Oil & Gas. The field is located in block NC 41 (Area 1,2,16 & 17), with water depth of 984 feet.

An expansion project is associated with the Bouri, namely Bouri Gas Utilisation Project (BGUP) . This project is currently in the feed stage, expected to start in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by National Oil Corporation of Libya and Eni.

Production from Bouri

The Bouri conventional oil field recovered 91.60% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1995. The peak production was approximately 150 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 64.64 Mmboe, comprised of 64.64 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Bouri conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Bouri conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Bouri project as follows.

Other Contractors: Edgo Group, Gusberti Marcello, James Fisher and Sons, Medserv and Mirade

About Mellitah Oil & Gas

Mellitah Oil & Gas BV (Mellitah Oil) is an oil and gas company that offers exploration services. It explores and develops crude oil and natural gas products. The company’s products include natural gas, condensate gas, propane, butane, naphtha and sulfur. Mellitah Oil’s services include drilling, offshore field management and geological monitoring and management of Regional geology and reservoir services. It operates various onshore and offshore projects including Abu Attifel Field, Wafa Field, Sabratha Platform, Bouri Field, Mellitah Complex and El Feel Field. The company exports natural gas to the southern coast of Italy. Mellitah Oil is headquartered in Tripoli, Libya.


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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