Avouma is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Gabon and is operated by VAALCO Gabon. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Etame Marin and Avouma, with water depth of 656 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Avouma, namely the South Tchibala Extension. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China Petrochemical, PetroEnergy Resources, Tullow Oil and VAALCO Energy.

Production from Avouma

The Avouma conventional oil field recovered 93.21% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2009. The peak production was approximately 8.09 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2026. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2.04 Mmboe, comprised of 2.04 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

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