Elephant Complex is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Libya and is operated by Mellitah Oil & Gas . The field is located in block NC 174 (Area 129,130,145 & 146).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Daesung Group Partners , Korea National Oil , Majuko , SK Innovation , Seoul City Gas , Eni and National Oil Corporation of Libya.

Production from Elephant Complex

The Elephant Complex conventional oil field recovered 56.33% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2007. The peak production was approximately 140 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2043. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 304.87 Mmboe, comprised of 304.87 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Elephant Complex conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.06% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

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.


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