Block 5A is a producing conventional oil field located onshore South Sudan and is operated by Sudd Petroleum Operating. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 5A. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Nile Petroleum, Oil and Natural Gas and Petroliam Nasional.

Production from Block 5A

The Block 5A conventional oil field recovered 12.72% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2029. The peak production will approximately 48.57 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2076. The field currently accounts for approximately 6% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 317.70 Mmboe, comprised of 317.70 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Block 5A conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.07% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

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