Okwok is a conventional oil development located in shallow water in Nigeria and is operated by Oriental Energy Resources. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Okwok was discovered in 1967, lies in block Okwok (OML 67), with water depth of around 164 feet. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The Okwok conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 17 wells and includes FPSO, subsea tree, and wellhead platforms.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China Petrochemical and Oriental Energy Resources.

Production from Okwok

Production from the Okwok conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2026, to approximately 24,357 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2045.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 48.63 Mmboe, comprised of 48.63 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Okwok conventional oil field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: Upstream Engineering

Main EPC: Upstream Engineering

EPC Contractors: Sea Trucks Group and Weco Engineering & Construction

Other Contractors: Transocean and Tros offshore

About Oriental Energy Resources

Oriental Energy Resources Ltd (OERL) is an oil and gas company that offers exploration and production of oil and natural gas properties. The company operates three projects in the offshore Nigerian Oil and Gas industry that include Ebok field, OML 115 and the Okwok field. Its OML 115 is located in the translational structural setting of the prolific offshore eastern Niger Delta. OERL’s ebok oil field is located offshore in Nigeria's prolific south eastern producing area. The company carries out seismic interpretation, appraisal drilling and development planning programs. It also offers supporter services for Nigerian domestic oil industry. OERL is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.

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