Tambar is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Norway and is operated by Aker BP. The field is located in block 1/3P (PL 065) and 2/1P (PL 019 F), with water depth of 223 feet.

An expansion project is associated with the Tambar, namely Tambar Infill Project. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Aker BP and DNO.

Production from Tambar

The Tambar conventional oil field recovered 95.12% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2002. The peak production was approximately 29.73 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1.5 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2031.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 3.87 Mmboe, comprised of 3.72 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 0.16 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves.

Contractors involved in the Tambar conventional oil field

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

Other Contractors: A.P. Moller – Maersk and Aker Solutions

About Aker BP

Aker BP ASA (Aker BP) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. It mainly focuses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The company has a balanced portfolio of assets across the upstream value chain. Aker BP operates producing assets include Alvheim, Ivar Aasen, Skarv, ula and Valhall among others. It also has participating interest in other producing assets such as Atla, Enoch and Gina Krog. The company is also a partner in a major developing project, Johan Sverdrup and has interest in additional exploration licenses. It has offices in Harstad, Sandnessjoen, Stavanger and Trondheim. Aker BP is headquartered in Lysaker, Norway.


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