Block 0 (Area A and B) is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Angola and is operated by Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd CABGOC. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 0 (Area A and B), Area A Development Area, and Area B Development Area, with water depth of 400 feet. Buy the profile here.

expansion projects are associated with the Block 0 (Area A and B) conventional oil field, namely the Lifua A, the Lifua B, the Lifua C, the South N’Dola, the Kambala, the 83N Phase 2, the 83N Phase 1, the Nsangui Phase 2, the Sanha Lean Gas Connection (SLGC), the Malongo West Redevelopment Phase 2 and the Malongo West Phase 3. The expansion projects are currently in the commissioning, approval, feasibility and construction stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, Chevron, Eni, Sonangol EP and TotalEnergies.

Production from Block 0 (Area A and B)

The Block 0 (Area A and B) conventional oil field recovered 97.06% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1999. The peak production was approximately 460.00 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2025. The field currently accounts for approximately 11% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 108.10 Mmboe, comprised of 108.10 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Block 0 (Area A and B) conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Block 0 (Area A and B) conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Block 0 (Area A and B) project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Cronus Technology

Main EPC: Subsea 7

EPC Contractors: Aquaterra Energy

Other Contractors: Subsea 7, Mota-Engil SGPS, Mech-Tool Engineering, Oliver Valves and EIT Inspection & Consultancy Services

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