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November 24, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 11:57am

Utorogu Conventional Gas Field, Nigeria

By Carmen

Utorogu is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Nigeria and is operated by Nigerian National Petroleum. The field is located in block OML 34.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Nigerian National Petroleum, FIRST Exploration & Petroleum Development, Petrolin Group and othres.

Production from Utorogu

The Utorogu conventional gas field recovered 87.31% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2008. The peak production was approximately 3.11 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 367 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2048.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 37.35 Mmboe, comprised of 37.35 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Utorogu conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Nigerian National Petroleum

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) is a state-owned vertically integrated oil and gas company. It explores, produces, refines, transports and markets oil, refined petroleum, petrochemicals and associated by-products. The company operates through a network of refineries that produce products such as linear alkyl benzene, benzene, polypropylene, heavy alkylate, and kerosene, among others. NNPC also provides transportation services. The company operates through subsidiaries that encompass the entire spectrum of oil industry operations, including exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering and commercial investments. It serves customers in Nigeria and internationally. The company also produces biofuels and carries out the commercial exploitation of other renewable energy resources. NNPC is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.


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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