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November 23, 2021

Torpille Complex Conventional Oil Field, Gabon

By Carmen

Torpille Complex is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Gabon and is operated by Total Gabon SA. The field is located in block Torpille G6-17, with water depth of 328 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by TotalEnergies.

Production from Torpille Complex

The Torpille Complex conventional oil field recovered 84.32% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1971. The peak production was approximately 20 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2051. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 27.91 Mmboe, comprised of 27.91 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Torpille Complex conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Total Gabon SA

Total Gabon SA (Total Gabon), formerly Elf Gabon SA, a subsidiary of Total SA, is an oil and gas company that provides oil exploration and development services. The company explores and extracts hydrocarbon resources. It provides activities such as mining and exploration, production, redevelopment, marketing, environment and society, local development programs, and others. Total Gabon provides offshore mining concessions such as Torpedo, Grondin Mandaros, Girelle Marine, Barbier Marine, Pageau Marine, Rabi Kounga, Atora, Diaba and Mutamba Iroru, and among others. The company also operates terminal to receive, store, and dispose oil fields. Total Gabon is headquartered in Port-Gentil, Gabon.


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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