Songo Songo is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Tanzania and is operated by PanAfrican Energy Tanzania. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Songo Songo, with water depth of 1,641 feet. Buy the profile here.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Songo Songo conventional gas field, namely the Songo Songo North Development and the Songo Songo Future Development. The expansion projects are currently in the feed and feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Orca Energy Group and Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania).

Production from Songo Songo

The Songo Songo conventional gas field recovered 41.87% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2023. The peak production was approximately 145.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2071. The field currently accounts for approximately 57% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 123.36 Mmboe, comprised of 740.17 bcf of natural gas reserves. Songo Songo conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

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