Dalia is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in Angola and is operated by Total E&P Angola . The field is located in block Block 17 and Block 17 Dalia Development Area, with water depth of 4,116 feet.

An expansion project is associated with the Dalia, namely Dalia Phase 3. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2022.

Field participation details

The field is owned by TotalEnergies , Equinor , Exxon Mobil , BP and Sonangol EP.

Production from Dalia

The Dalia conventional oil field recovered 68.15% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. The peak production was approximately 240.46 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2046. The field currently accounts for approximately 9% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 487.4 Mmboe, comprised of 487.4 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Dalia conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.11% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Dalia conventional oil field

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

EPC Contractors: Ponticelli Angoil and Sonangol EP

Other Contractors: Arab Petroleum Investments, Norco Group, Ocean Atlantic Petroleum, One Eighty Materials Testing and VIAR


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