Hassi R’Mel is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Sonatrach. The field is located in block Hassi R’Mel (Block 434p, 435).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sonatrach.

Production from Hassi R’Mel

The Hassi R’Mel conventional gas field recovered 82.32% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1999. The peak production was approximately 225.58 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 7,578 Mmcfd of natural gas and 66.23 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2046. The field currently accounts for approximately 20% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 3,426.86 Mmboe, comprised of 566.16 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 15,120.18 bcf of natural gas reserves and 340.66 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Hassi R’Mel conventional gas field reserves accounts 1.17% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Sonatrach

Sonatrach SpA (Sonatrach) is an integrated oil and gas company. It carries out exploration, production, liquefaction, refining, marketing and maritime transportation of hydrocarbons and petroleum products. The company operates pipeline transport, storage, loading and unloading infrastructure network to transport crude oil; condensate, LPG, and natural gas. Sonatrach also carries out production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and by-products such as ethane propane butane and gasoline. It provides research, development, exploitation, and production of hydrocarbons. The company has operational presence in Europe, Africa, and South America. Sonatrach is headquartered in Algiers, Algeria.


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