Timimoun is a producing unconventional gas field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Total-Cepsa.-Sonatrach. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Timimoun (Block 325a, 329). Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Compania Espanola de Petroleos SAU, Sonatrach and TotalEnergies.

Production from Timimoun

The Timimoun unconventional gas field recovered 21.95% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2019. The peak production was approximately 1.01 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 177.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2061. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 169.95 Mmboe, comprised of 1.65 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 1,009.79 bcf of natural gas reserves. Timimoun unconventional gas field reserves accounts 0.15% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional gas fields globally.

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