Rhourde El-Baguel is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Sonatrach. The field is located in block Hassi D’Zabat (Blocks 427,439).
An expansion project is associated with the Rhourde El-Baguel, namely Rhourde El-Baguel Development. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Sonatrach.
Production from Rhourde El-Baguel
The Rhourde El-Baguel conventional oil field recovered 92.59% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1968. The peak production was approximately 89.75 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2039. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 55.43 Mmboe, comprised of 55.43 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Rhourde El-Baguel conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.
Sonatrach SpA (Sonatrach) is an integrated oil and gas company. It carries out exploration, production, liquefaction, refining, marketing and maritime transportation of hydrocarbons and petroleum products. The company operates pipeline transport, storage, loading and unloading infrastructure network to transport crude oil; condensate, LPG, and natural gas. Sonatrach also carries out production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and by-products such as ethane propane butane and gasoline. It provides research, development, exploitation, and production of hydrocarbons. The company has operational presence in Europe, Africa, and South America. Sonatrach is headquartered in Algiers, Algeria.
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