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November 25, 2021updated 26 Nov 2021 6:04am

Tempa Rossa Heavy Oil Field, Italy

By Carmen

Tempa Rossa is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Italy and is operated by Total E&P Italia. The field is located in block Gorgoglione and Tempa Rossa.

Field participation details

The field is owned by TotalEnergies, Mitsui and Royal Dutch Shell.

Production from Tempa Rossa

The Tempa Rossa heavy oil field recovered 7.91% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2021. The peak production was approximately 48.75 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 21 Mmcfd of natural gas and 0.89 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2053. The field currently accounts for approximately 20% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 155.53 Mmboe, comprised of 141.84 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 62.06 bcf of natural gas reserves and 3.34 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Tempa Rossa heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.34% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Total E&P Italia

TOTAL E&P Italia S.p.A. is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas.


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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