Abura is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Nigeria and is operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block OML 65 (OPL 298). Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Abura, namely the Abura Development. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by NNPC.

Production from Abura

The Abura conventional oil field recovered 34.62% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2025. The peak production will approximately 25.18 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2069.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 141.42 Mmboe, comprised of 140.75 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 4.05 bcf of natural gas reserves. Abura conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Abura conventional oil field

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

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes and Airpack Nederlands

About Nigerian Petroleum Development

Nigerian Petroleum Development Co Ltd, is an oil and gas company that involved in exploration and development of oil and gas properties. The company is headquartered in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria.

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