Yombo is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in Congo Republic and is operated by Perenco Exploration & Production Congo. The field is located in block Marine I and Yombo, with water depth of 370 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Perenco Holdings and Societe Nationale des Petroles du Congo.

Production from Yombo

The Yombo heavy oil field recovered 78.90% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1998. The peak production was approximately 16.25 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2038. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 31.95 Mmboe, comprised of 31.95 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Yombo heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.07% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.


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