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April 28, 2022

Mamba Northeast Conventional Gas Field, Mozambique

By Carmen

Mamba Northeast is a conventional gas development located in ultra-deepwater in Mozambique and is operated by Mozambique Rovuma Venture. Discovered in 2012, Mamba Northeast lies in block Area 4, with water depth of around 6,540 feet.

The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2028. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Galp Energia SGPS, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos EP, Korea Gas, Exxon Mobil, Eni and China National Petroleum.

Production from Mamba Northeast

Production from the Mamba Northeast conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2028 and is forecast to peak in 2040, to approximately 7,734 bpd of crude oil and condensate, 253 Mmcfd of natural gas and 748 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2078.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,877.41 Mmboe, comprised of 69.69 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 2,282.02 bcf of natural gas reserves and 8,564.31 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Mamba Northeast conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Mamba Northeast project as follows.

Other Contractors: Impacto, Projectos e Estudos Ambientais and The ERM Group

About Mozambique Rovuma Venture

Eni East Africa SpA is an owner of the 70% interest in Area 4, 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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