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November 23, 2021

Golfinho-Atum Complex Conventional Gas Field, Mozambique

By Carmen

Golfinho-Atum Complex is a conventional gas development located in deepwater in Mozambique and is operated by Total E&P Mozambique Area 1. Discovered in 2012, Golfinho-Atum Complex lies in block Area 1, with water depth of around 4,920 feet.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2019. The development cost is expected to be $20,000 m. The Golfinho-Atum Complex conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately 20 wells and includes subsea manifold and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by TotalEnergies, PTT Public, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National, Mitsui, Bharat Petroleum, Oil and Natural Gas, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos EP and Oil India.

Production from Golfinho-Atum Complex

Production from the Golfinho-Atum Complex conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2027, to approximately 7,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate, 100 Mmcfd of natural gas and 1,850 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2061.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2,729.64 Mmboe, comprised of 54.11 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 1,275.58 bcf of natural gas reserves and 14,777.56 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Golfinho-Atum Complex conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Golfinho-Atum Complex project as follows.

Main EPC: Allseas Group, MerweOord and TechnipFMC

Other Contractors: Acteon Group, Advanced Technology Valve, Allseas Group, CSE Global and Eni

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About Total E&P Mozambique Area 1

Total E&P Mozambique Area 1 Ltda (Total E&P Mozambique Area 1) carries out drilling, oil and gas production, processing, transportation, refining and petrochemical production, storage and distribution of petroleum products and specialty chemicals. The company is located in Mozambique.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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