Soku is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Nigeria and is operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block OML 23. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Soku, namely the Soku Nodal Compression Phase 2. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni, NNPC, Shell and TotalEnergies.

Production from Soku

The Soku conventional gas field recovered 88.36% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2008. The peak production was approximately 25.05 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 1,094.00 Mmcfd of natural gas and 30 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2037. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 121.21 Mmboe, comprised of 7.45 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 682.57 bcf of natural gas reserves. Soku conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria

Shell Petroleum Development Co of Nigeria Ltd (Shell Petroleum Development) specializes in oil and gas production. The company is headquartered in Nigeria.

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