Brulpadda/Luiperd is a conventional gas development located in deepwater in South Africa and is operated by Total E&P South Africa. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Brulpadda/Luiperd was discovered in 2019, lies in block Block 11B/12B, with water depth of around 5,888 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2024. The development cost is expected to be $2,000 m. The Brulpadda/Luiperd conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately three wells and includes subsea manifold and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Africa Energy, Canadian Natural Resources, Others, QatarEnergy and TotalEnergies.

Production from Brulpadda/Luiperd

Production from the Brulpadda/Luiperd conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2037, to approximately 45,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 500 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2058.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 740.56 Mmboe, comprised of 255.41 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 2,910.90 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Brulpadda/Luiperd conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Brulpadda/Luiperd project as follows.

Other Contractors: Polarcus and Odfjell Drilling

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