Chergui is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Tunisia and is operated by Perenco Holdings. The field is located in block Kerkennah West and Chergui, with water depth of 7 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activites Petrolieres and Perenco Holdings.

Production from Chergui

The Chergui conventional gas field recovered 60.40% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2011. The peak production was approximately 0.31 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 28 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2048. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 12.16 Mmboe, comprised of 1.08 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 66.48 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Perenco Holdings

Perenco Holdings (Perenco) is an independent oil and gas company. It develops, produces, explores, transports, and stores crude oil and natural gas. It produces boepd through its development, drilling and operations. The company has operations across Asia, Europe, Central Africa, the Mediterranean and Latin America. It operates onshore and offshore fields in the UK, Mexico, Gabon, Trinidad and Tobago, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Guatemala, Congo, Tunisia, Turkey, Peru, France and Vietnam. The company has a balanced portfolio with production base, development projects and other exploration prospects. It operates as a subsidiary of Perenco International Ltd. Perenco is headquartered in London, England, the UK.


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