Sakarya Phase 1 is a conventional gas development located in ultra-deepwater in Turkey and is operated by Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi . Discovered in 2020, Sakarya Phase 1 lies in block C26,C27,D26,D27, with water depth of around 12,956 feet.

The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The development cost is expected to be $3,200 m. The Sakarya Phase 1 conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately 10 wells.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi.

Production from Sakarya Phase 1

Production from the Sakarya Phase 1 conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2030, to approximately 343 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 328.64 Mmboe, comprised of 1,971.84 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Sakarya Phase 1 conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Sakarya Phase 1 project as follows.

Main EPC: Schlumberger and Subsea 7

Other Contractors: Eni , John Wood Group and TDI-Brooks International

About Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi

Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi (TPAO) is an oil and gas company that carries out exploration, refining, and marketing services for oil and gas. The company offers services such as geological services, seismic services, drilling, and domestic and international oil and natural gas production services. Its geological services are used in the geological field surveys. TPAO offers various exploration services which include seismic data acquisition, non-seismic data acquisition, seismic process applications, interpretation systems, GIS and remote sensing applications. The company also works as an enhanced oil recovery project. It has a presence in Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Syria, Iraq, and Libya. TPAO is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.


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