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November 26, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:01pm

Rhourde Nouss Conventional Gas Field, Algeria

By Carmen

Rhourde Nouss is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Sonatrach. The field is located in block Rhourde Nouss In Amed Jane (Block 212p, 219p, 213p, 243p, 246p).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sonatrach.

Production from Rhourde Nouss

The Rhourde Nouss conventional gas field recovered 75.81% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2014. The peak production was approximately 25.93 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 1,916 Mmcfd of natural gas and 11.55 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056. The field currently accounts for approximately 8% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 699.05 Mmboe, comprised of 4,194.29 bcf of natural gas reserves. Rhourde Nouss conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.24% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Sonatrach

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.


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.

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