South West Ampa is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Brunei and is operated by Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. The field is located in block BSP 1 & 2 Offshore Agreement Area, with water depth of 220 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Government of Brunei Darussalam and Shell.

Production from South West Ampa

The South West Ampa conventional gas field recovered 94.44% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1973. The peak production was approximately 125.8 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 676 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2028. The field currently accounts for approximately 17% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 171.91 Mmboe, comprised of 13.24 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 951.99 bcf of natural gas reserves. South West Ampa conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.06% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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