Yombo is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in Congo Republic and is operated by Perenco Exploration & Production Congo. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Marine I and Yombo, with water depth of 370 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Perenco Holdings and Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo.

Production from Yombo

The Yombo heavy oil field recovered 83.80% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1998. The peak production was approximately 16.25 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 23.32 Mmboe, comprised of 23.32 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Yombo heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.05% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

For more details on the Yombo Heavy Oil Field, buy the profile here.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of 34,000+ oil and gas fields, 400,000+ exploration blocks, 1,100+ LNG terminals, 3,400+ gas processing plants, 5,000+ storage terminals, and 8,000+ pipelines, 1,400+ refineries and 13,000+ petrochemical plants worldwide.