Bouri is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Libya and is operated by Mellitah Oil & Gas. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block NC 41 (Area 1,2,16 & 17), with water depth of 984 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Bouri, namely the Bouri Gas Utilisation Project (BGUP) . This project is currently in the feed stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni and National Oil.

Production from Bouri

The Bouri conventional oil field recovered 91.63% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1995. The peak production was approximately 150.00 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2033. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 65.02 Mmboe, comprised of 65.02 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Bouri conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Bouri conventional oil field

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

Other Contractors: James Fisher and Sons, Medservregis, Gusberti Marcello, Edgo Group and Mirade

About Mellitah Oil & Gas

Mellitah Oil & Gas BV (Mellitah Oil) is an oil and gas company that offers exploration services. It explores and develops crude oil and natural gas products. The company's products include natural gas, condensate gas, propane, butane, naphtha and sulfur. Mellitah Oil’s services include drilling, offshore field management and geological monitoring and management of Regional geology and reservoir services. It operates various onshore and offshore projects including Abu Attifel Field, Sabratha Platform, Wafa Field, Bouri Field, Mellitah Complex and El Feel Field. The company exports natural gas to the southern coast of Italy. Mellitah Oil is headquartered in Tripoli, Libya.

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