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December 3, 2021

Tangguh Conventional Gas Field, Indonesia

By Carmen

Tangguh is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Indonesia and is operated by BP Berau. The field is located in block Muturi, Berau, and Wiriagar, with water depth of 197 feet.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Tangguh conventional gas field, namely Tangguh Expansion and Ubadari Development. The expansion projects are currently in the construction and approval stage, targeting start-up during 2022 – 2026.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, China National Offshore Oil, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National, Mitsui, Sumitomo, Sojitz, Mitsubishi, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration and Inpex.

Production from Tangguh

The Tangguh conventional gas field recovered 21.19% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2037. The peak production will approximately 8.24 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1,530 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2069. The field currently accounts for approximately 10% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2,540.87 Mmboe, comprised of 79.8 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 14,766.42 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves. Tangguh conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.82% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Tangguh conventional gas field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: Chiyoda

Main EPC: Eni and McConnell Dowell

Other Contractors: Erne Fittings, Inox Tech, PT EJJV Engineering Indonesia, SB Submarine Systems and The Techint Group

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Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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