OML 13 is a conventional gas development located onshore Nigeria and is operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, OML 13 was discovered in 1954, lies in block OML 13. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2023. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2019. The development cost is expected to be $3,150 m.

Field participation details

The field is owned by NNPC.

Production from OML 13

Production from the OML 13 conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 94,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 542 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2063.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 918.20 Mmboe, comprised of 471.07 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 2,682.79 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the OML 13 conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the OML 13 project as follows.

Other Contractors: Penspen and Crestech Engineering

About Nigerian Petroleum Development

Nigerian Petroleum Development Co Ltd, is an oil and gas company that involved in exploration and development of oil and gas properties. The company is headquartered in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria.

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