Tamar is a producing conventional gas field located in ultra-deepwater in Israel and is operated by Chevron Mediterranean. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block I/12 Tamar, with water depth of 5,588 feet. Buy the profile here.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Tamar conventional gas field, namely the Tamar Southwest and the Tamar Southwest Phase 2. The expansion projects are currently in the construction and feasibility stage, targeting start-up during 2025.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Chevron, Dor Gas Exploration Limited Partnership, Everest Infrastructures, Isramco Negev 2, Mubadala Investment and Tamar Petroleum.

Production from Tamar

The Tamar conventional gas field recovered 19.48% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2026. The peak production will approximately 2.61 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1,568.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2049. The field currently accounts for approximately 50% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2,006.30 Mmboe, comprised of 20.47 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 11,914.97 bcf of natural gas reserves. Tamar conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.68% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Tamar conventional gas field

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

EPC Contractors: Allseas Group and Israel Shipyards

Other Contractors: Corinth Pipeworks

About Chevron Mediterranean

Chevron Mediterranean Ltd (Chevron Mediterranean) specializes in focusing on exploration, production, transmission and supply of natural gas. Chevron Mediterranean is headquartered in Herzlia,Cayman Island,the UK.

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