Tamar is a producing conventional gas field located in ultra-deepwater in Israel and is operated by Noble Energy Mediterranean. The field is located in block I/12 Tamar, with water depth of 5,588 feet.

An expansion project is associated with the Tamar, namely Tamar Southwest. This project is currently in the commissioning stage, expected to start in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Dor Gas Exploration Limited Partnership, Everest Infrastructures, Mubadala Investment, Tamar Petroleum, Chevron and Isramco Negev 2.

Production from Tamar

The Tamar conventional gas field recovered 23.42% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2027. The peak production will approximately 1.31 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1,005 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2047. The field currently accounts for approximately 43% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,353.84 Mmboe, comprised of 10.64 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 8,059.2 bcf of natural gas reserves. Tamar conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.46% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Tamar conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Tamar project as follows.

EPC Contractors: Allseas Group and Israel Shipyards


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