Golfinho-Atum Complex is a conventional gas development located in deepwater in Mozambique and is operated by Total E&P Mozambique Area 1. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Golfinho-Atum Complex was discovered in 2012, lies in block Area 1, with water depth of around 4,920 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2019. The development cost is expected to be $20,000 m. The Golfinho-Atum Complex conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately 20 wells and includes subsea manifold and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Bharat Petroleum, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos EP, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National, Mitsui, Oil and Natural Gas, Oil India, PTT Public and TotalEnergies.

Production from Golfinho-Atum Complex

Production from the Golfinho-Atum Complex conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2027, to approximately 7,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate, 100 Mmcfd of natural gas and 1,850 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2,707.94 Mmboe, comprised of 53.85 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 1,224.00 bcf of natural gas reserves and 14,700.48 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Golfinho-Atum Complex conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Golfinho-Atum Complex project as follows.

Main EPC: Allseas Group, MerweOord and TechnipFMC

Other Contractors: Eni, Allseas Group, CSE Global, Acteon Group and Advanced Technology Valve

About Total E&P Mozambique Area 1

Total E&P Mozambique Area 1 Ltda (Total E&P Mozambique Area 1) carries out drilling, oil and gas production, processing, transportation, refining and petrochemical production, storage and distribution of petroleum products and specialty chemicals. The company is located in Mozambique.

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