El-Merk Complex is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Groupement Berkine. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 208 and El Merk (EMK,Block 405a). Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni, Occidental Petroleum, PT Pertamina (Persero), Repsol, Sonatrach and TotalEnergies.

Production from El-Merk Complex

The El-Merk Complex conventional oil field recovered 65.37% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2016. The peak production was approximately 113.58 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 30.93 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2040. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 196.94 Mmboe, comprised of 149.46 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 47.48 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. El-Merk Complex conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

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