Tinrhert Project is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Algeria and is operated by Sonatrach. The field is located in block Ohanet II (Block 234p, 239p, 240p, 244p).

An expansion project is associated with the Tinrhert Project, namely Tinrhert Development Project. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2023.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sonatrach.

Production from Tinrhert Project

The Tinrhert Project conventional gas field recovered 7.21% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2034. The peak production will approximately 906 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2055. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,059.19 Mmboe, comprised of 6,355.12 bcf of natural gas reserves. Tinrhert Project conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.36% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Tinrhert Project conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Tinrhert Project project as follows.

Main EPC: Petrofac

Other Contractors: Amarinth

About Sonatrach

Sonatrach SpA (Sonatrach) is an integrated oil and gas company. It carries out exploration, production, liquefaction, refining, marketing and maritime transportation of hydrocarbons and petroleum products. The company operates pipeline transport, storage, loading and unloading infrastructure network to transport crude oil; condensate, LPG, and natural gas. Sonatrach also carries out production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and by-products such as ethane propane butane and gasoline. It provides research, development, exploitation, and production of hydrocarbons. The company has operational presence in Europe, Africa, and South America. Sonatrach is headquartered in Algiers, Algeria.


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