Central Small is a producing conventional gas field located onshore India and is operated by Oil India.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Oil India.

Production from Central Small

The Central Small conventional gas field recovered 72.91% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2017. The peak production was approximately 4.76 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 58 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2040. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 26.83 Mmboe, comprised of 14.47 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 74.18 bcf of natural gas reserves. Central Small conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Oil India

Oil India Ltd (OIL) is an energy company. It carries out the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas, transportation of crude oil and production of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The company’s operations are mainly concentrated in the North East and Rajasthan in India. It also has participating interest in exploration blocks in Krishna Godavari Deepwater in India and in various projects in Libya, Gabon, Nigeria, Venezuela, the US, Mozambique, Bangladesh, Russia, and Israel. The company also provides upstream related services and operates crude and product pipelines. OIL owns a stake in Numaligarh Refinery Ltd, Oil India Sweden AB, Oil India Cyprus Ltd, Oil India(USA)Inc, Oil India International B.V and Oil India International Pte. Ltd. The company also operates renewable energy projects in Rajasthan, Assam, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. OIL is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.


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