Lesedi is a cbm development located onshore Botswana and is operated by Tlou Energy Botswana. Lesedi lies in block PL 003/2004, PL 001/2004, PL 2017/18L, PL 037/2000, and PL 035/2000.

The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2023. The development cost is expected to be $10 m. The Lesedi cbm development will involve the drilling of approximately six wells.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Tlou Energy.

Production from Lesedi

Production from the Lesedi cbm development project is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecast to peak in 2025, to approximately 3 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2066.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 3.89 Mmboe, comprised of 23.34 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Lesedi cbm field

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

Other Contractors: Ecosurv Environmental Consultants, SRK Consulting (Global) and Velseis


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