Tilenga is a conventional oil development located onshore Uganda and is operated by Total E&P Uganda. Discovered in 2008, Tilenga lies in block Exploration Area 1, PL 07/16 (Jobi Rii), PL 06/16 (Ngiri), PL 08/16 (Gunya), Exploration Area 1A, PL 03/16 (Nsoga), and PL 01/16 (Kasamene Wahrindi).
The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2021. The development cost is expected to be $4,000 m. The Tilenga conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 426 wells.
Field participation details
The field is owned by TotalEnergies, China National Offshore Oil and Uganda National Oil.
Production from Tilenga
Production from the Tilenga conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2028, to approximately 190,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 864.78 Mmboe, comprised of 864.78 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.
Contractors involved in the Tilenga conventional oil field
Some of the key contractors involved in the Tilenga project as follows.
Design/FEED Engineering: Fluor, McDermott International, Ponticelli Freres and TechnipFMC
Main EPC: China Petrochemical and McDermott International
Other Contractors: AECOM Uganda, Africa Services Group, Atacama Consulting, China National Offshore Oil and E-Tech International
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