Zaafrane is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Tunisia and is operated by Mazarine Energy. The field is located in block Zaafrane.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Bizerte Energy, Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activites Petrolieres and Mazarine Energy.

Production from Zaafrane

The Zaafrane conventional oil field recovered 51.86% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2018. The peak production was approximately 1.49 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 3 Mmcfd of natural gas and 0.18 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2035. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2.31 Mmboe, comprised of 1.5 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 2.6 bcf of natural gas reserves and 0.38 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves.

About Mazarine Energy

Mazarine Energy BV (Mazarine Energy) is an upstream oil and gas company. It mainly focuses on early-stage exploration and field development. The company has major operating interests, production assets and subsea wells in Central Tunisia, Romania and North Africa. Mazarine Energy owns and operates oil and gas fields in the Carpathian Foreland Basin and the Moesian platform in the Moldova and Muntenia regions, Romaina; and onshore Zaafrane desert field in Central Tunisia. The company is also involved in the development, construction and operation of solar project in the Kasserine, Tunisia. Mazarine Energy is headquartered in The Hague, South Holland, the Netherlands.


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