Manatee is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in Trinidad and Tobago and is operated by Shell Trinidad and Tobago. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Manatee was discovered in 2005, lies in block Block 6 (d) (ECMA), with water depth of around 299 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. The development cost is expected to be $1,800 m.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Shell.

Production from Manatee

Production from the Manatee conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 87 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2039.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 49.05 Mmboe, comprised of 294.33 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Manatee conventional gas field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: Eni and McDermott International

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