Baleine is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in Cote d’Ivoire and is operated by Eni Cote d’Ivoire. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block CI 101 and Block CI 802, with water depth of 3,936 feet. Buy the profile here.

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Two expansion projects are associated with the Baleine conventional oil field, namely the Baleine Phase 2 and the Baleine Phase 3. The expansion projects are currently in the construction and feasibility stage, targeting start-up during 2024 – 2027.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni and Societe Nationale d’Operations Petrolieres de la Cote d’Ivoire.

Production from Baleine

The Baleine conventional oil field recovered 0.31% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2029. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2063. The field currently accounts for approximately 10% of the country’s daily output.

Contractors involved in the Baleine conventional oil field

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

Main EPC: Eni

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes

About Eni Cote d’Ivoire

Eni Cote d’Ivoire Ltd (Eni Cote d’Ivoire) specializes in providing exploration and production services. Eni Cote d’Ivoire is headquartered in Abidjan,Ivory Coast.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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