Gela is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Italy and is operated by Eni Mediterranea Idrocarburi. The field is located in block Gela.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni.

Production from Gela

The Gela heavy oil field recovered 82.56% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1988. The peak production was approximately 12.47 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2067. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 25.16 Mmboe, comprised of 24.64 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 3.15 bcf of natural gas reserves. Gela heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.06% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.


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