Punja is a conventional oil development located in shallow water in Angola and is operated by Sonangol P&P. Discovered in 1982, Punja lies in block Block 3, with water depth of around 167 feet.

The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The Punja conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately two wells and includes subsea tree.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sonangol EP, Etablissements Maurel & Prom, New Bright International Development, Sociedade Petrolifera Angolana, Eni, Gazprom and MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas.

Production from Punja

Production from the Punja conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2025, to approximately 48,372 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2062.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 203.9 Mmboe, comprised of 203.9 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Punja conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Punja project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: TechnipFMC

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Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.