Sanaga Sud is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Cameroon and is operated by Perenco Cameroon. The field is located in block Sanaga South.

Field participation details

The field is owned by National Hydrocarbons and Perenco Holdings .

Production from Sanaga Sud

The Sanaga Sud conventional gas field recovered 35.18% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 2.55 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 44 Mmcfd of natural gas, 0.91 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids and 256 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034. The field currently accounts for approximately 35% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 92.44 Mmboe, comprised of 7.25 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 140.58 bcf of natural gas reserves, 362.5 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves and 1.35 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Sanaga Sud conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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