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December 3, 2021

Menzel Ledjmet East – Central Area Field Complex Conventional Gas Field, Algeria

By Carmen

Menzel Ledjmet East – Central Area Field Complex is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Algeria and is operated by ENI-Sonatrach. The field is located in block Ledjmet (Block 405b).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni and Sonatrach.

Production from Menzel Ledjmet East – Central Area Field Complex

The Menzel Ledjmet East – Central Area Field Complex conventional gas field recovered 45.68% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2014. The peak production was approximately 6.92 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 202 Mmcfd of natural gas and 8.12 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 137.34 Mmboe, comprised of 98.77 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 186.45 bcf of natural gas reserves and 7.49 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Menzel Ledjmet East – Central Area Field Complex conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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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