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November 24, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 11:48am

Mumbai High Conventional Oil Field, India

By Carmen

Mumbai High is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in India and is operated by Oil and Natural Gas. The field is located in block Mumbai High-SW and Mumbai High NW, with water depth of 191 feet.

Four expansion projects are associated with the Mumbai High conventional oil field, namely Mumbai High Noth (MHN) – Phase IV, Mumbai High South (MHS) – Phase IV, Heera Re-development Phase-III Project and Mumbai High EOR. The expansion projects are currently in the construction, commissioning and approval stage, targeting start-up during 2022 – 2035.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Oil and Natural Gas.

Production from Mumbai High

The Mumbai High conventional oil field recovered 84.83% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2004. The peak production was approximately 367.32 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 640 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2037. The field currently accounts for approximately 25% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 900.89 Mmboe, comprised of 569 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 1,991.32 bcf of natural gas reserves. Mumbai High conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.20% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Mumbai High conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Mumbai High project as follows.

Main EPC: Larsen & Toubro

Other Contractors: Carbon Transition, Dolphin Offshore Enterprises (India), HAL Offshore, Kreuz Subsea and Shelf Drilling

About Oil and Natural Gas

Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC) is an integrated energy company operating along the hydrocarbon value chain. It discovers, produces, refines and markets oil and gas, and also manufactures petrochemicals. ONGC also carries out power generation and has considerable renewable energy operations. The company carries out refining operations through Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. It sells products to oil refining and gas marketing companies. In addition, the company conducts overseas operations through its subsidiary, ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL). It has operations in Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. ONGC is headquartered in New Delhi, India.


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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