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October 20, 2021updated 29 Oct 2021 12:47pm

Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) Conventional Gas Field, Mauritania

By Carmen

Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) is a conventional gas development located in ultra-deepwater in Mauritania and is operated by BP Mauritania. Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) lies in block C 8, with a water depth of around 9,023 feet.

The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project will be approved in 2022. The development cost is expected to be $500m.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Societe Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures et de Patrimoine Minier, Kosmos Energy and BP.



Production from Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania)

Production from the Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2027, to approximately 3,972 bpd of crude oil and condensate, 35 Mmcfd of natural gas and 164 Mmcfd of liquid natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2058.

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Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 288.22 Mmboe, comprised of 19.07 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 270.71 bcf of natural gas reserves and 1,344.18 bcf of liquid natural gas reserves.



Contractors involved in the Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) conventional gas field

The key contractors involved in the Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: KBR


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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