Manakin is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in Trinidad and Tobago and is operated by BP Trinidad and Tobago . Discovered in 2000, Manakin lies in block Block 5 (b), with water depth of around 730 feet.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP and Repsol.

Production from Manakin

Production from the Manakin conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2029, to approximately 45 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2050.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 29 Mmboe, comprised of 173.99 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Manakin conventional gas field

The key contractors involved in the Manakin project as follows.

Other Contractors: Loews

About BP Trinidad and Tobago

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC is engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. The company caters to the markets in Lake Charles, Cove Point, and Everett and the Dominican Republic. BP Trinidad & Tobago is based in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago


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