Akpo

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Akpo field
Country Nigeria
Region Niger Delta
Location 200Kilometers Off the Coast of Rivers State
Block OML 130
Offshore/onshore Offshore
Operators TOTAL E&P
Partners (planned) South Atlantic Petroleum, Total S.A., Petrobras and CNOOC
Field history
Discovery 2000
Start of development 2005
Start of production March 2009
Production
Current production of oil 150 barrels per day (~7,500 t/a)
Current production of gas 300×10^6 cu ft/d (8.5×10^6 m3/d)
Peak of production (oil) 175,000 barrels per day (~8.72×10^6 t/a)
Peak of production (gas) 320 million cubic feet per day (9.1×10^6 m3/d)

Akpo fields Discovered in 2000, the Akpo field is located in ultra deepwater of Nigeria. Situated on OML 130 approximately 124 miles (200 kilometers) from Port Harcourt, Akpo's water depths range from 3,609 to 5,577 feet (1,100 to 1,700 meters).

A gas and condensate field, Akpo is operated by Total, holding a 24% interest in the project. Other participants in the license include CNOOC with 45% interest, Petrobras with 16%, NNPC with 10% and Sapetro with 5%

Field Development Beginning in 2005, the Akpo field development project includes 44 wells -- 22 production wells, 20 water injection wells and two gas injection -- of which 22 have already been drilled, tied-back to an FPSO.

The subsea infrastructure consists of 110 kilometers of a complex ...

Activities BJ Services Completes Major Subsea Ops Offshore Nigeria Type: Subsea Equipment

Nov. 2009 - A subsea pipeline pre-commissioning operation performed by BJ Services Company was completed on the Akpo field in the Oil Mining Lease 130 Block, roughly 124 miles south of Port Harcourt, Nigeria in water depths of 3,936 to 4,593 feet (1,200 to 1,400 meters). The company performed a series of pre-commissioning services on the field's flowlines and umbilicals. Akpo achieved first production in March 2009, and peak production of 175,000 barrels of condensate a day and 320 MMcf/d of gas is expected during the fourth quarter of 2009.


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