List of natural gas fields

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Countries where natural gas fields are located

This list of natural gas fields includes major fields of the past and present.

N.B. Some of the items listed are basins or projects that comprise many fields (e.g. Sakhalin has three fields: Chayvo, Odoptu, and Arkutun-Dagi).

Largest non-associated gas fields[edit]

Field name Country Recoverable reserves[1]
1 South Pars/North Dome  Iran and  Qatar 1,235×10^12 cu ft 35,000 km3
2 Urengoy  Russia 222×10^12 cu ft 6,300 km3
3 Yamburg  Russia 138×10^12 cu ft 3,900 km3
4 Hassi R’Mel  Algeria 123×10^12 cu ft 3,500 km3
5 Shtokman  Russia 110×10^12 cu ft 3,100 km3
6 South Iolotan–Osman  Turkmenistan 98×10^12 cu ft 2,800 km3
7 Zapolyarnoye  Russia 95×10^12 cu ft 2,700 km3
8 Hugoton  USA (TX-OK-KS) 81×10^12 cu ft 2,300 km3
9 Groningen  Netherlands 73×10^12 cu ft 2,100 km3
10 Bovanenko  Russia 70×10^12 cu ft 2,000 km3
11 Medvezhye  Russia 68×10^12 cu ft 1,900 km3
12 North Pars  Iran 48×10^12 cu ft 1,400 km3
13 Dauletabad-Donmez  Turkmenistan 99×10^12 cu ft 2,800 km3
14 Karachaganak  Kazakhstan 46×10^12 cu ft 1,300 km3
15 Kish  Iran 45×10^12 cu ft 1,300 km3
16 Orenburg  Russia 45×10^12 cu ft 1,300 km3
17 Kharsavey  Russia 42×10^12 cu ft 1,200 km3
18 Shah Deniz  Azerbaijan 42×10^12 cu ft 1,200 km3
19 Golshan  Iran 30×10^12 cu ft 850 km3
20 Tabnak  Iran 22×10^12 cu ft 620 km3
21 Kangan  Iran 20×10^12 cu ft 570 km3

Table Sources: Global Natural Gas Reserves – A Heuristic Viewpoint”[2]

Notes:

  • Gasfields are non-associated gas and condensate fields.
  • Size refers to ultimate recoverable reserves expressed in trillion cubic feet

By location[edit]

Albania
Algeria
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
  • Avali (20×10^12 cu ft (570 km3))
Bolivia (~1.5×1012 m³)
Brazil
Burma
  • Zawtica (8.5×10^12 cu ft (240 km3))

Shwe Gas (located in Rakhine state)

Canada
China
Cyprus
  • Levant Basin (estimated total of this entire region is 122×10^12 cu ft (3,500 km3)).[4][5]
  • Aphrodite gas field (7×10^12 cu ft (200 km3))
Egypt

New Finding in the Nile Delta Basin of 223×10^12 cu ft (6,300 km3))

Ecuador
Ethiopia
  • Ogaden Basin (2.4×10^9 cu ft (68,000,000 m3), 68×106m³)
France
  • Lacq (9×10^12 cu ft (250 km3))
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
  • South Pars (500×10^12 cu ft (14,000 km3))
  • North Pars (59×10^12 cu ft (1,700 km3))
  • Kish Gas Field (58×10^12 cu ft (1,600 km3))
  • Golshan Gas Field (45 - 55×10^12 cu ft (1,600 km3))
  • Tabnak (21.2×10^12 cu ft (600 km3))
  • Kangan (20.1×10^12 cu ft (570 km3))
  • Farsi (11-22×10^12 cu ft (620 km3))
  • Nar (13×10^12 cu ft (370 km3))
  • Aghar (11.6×10^12 cu ft (330 km3))
  • Khangiran (11×10^12 cu ft (310 km3))
  • Ahwaz Field (11×10^12 cu ft (310 km3))
  • Ferdowsi Gas Field (10×10^12 cu ft (280 km3))
  • Aghajari Field (10×10^12 cu ft (280 km3))
  • Gachsaran Field (6×10^12 cu ft (170 km3))
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Lebanon
  • Chekka [3]
  • Levant Basin Province (estimated total of this entire region 122×10^12 cu ft (3,500 km3)) within the territorial waters of Lebanon, the Palestinian Gaza Strip, Israel, Syria, and Cyprus [4]
  • The Leviathan gas field is a large natural gas field located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel and Palestine (Gaza) and possibly Lebanon too.[9]
  • North Levant Basin [10]
Libya
  • Khateyba (11×10^12 cu ft (310 km3))
Mexico
Mauritania

[4]

Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
North Sea
Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea (Norwegian part of the Barents Sea only)
Pakistan (~1012m³)
Palestine (Gaza
Peru
Qatar
Romania (~600×109m³)
Russia
Taiwan
  • Nushan
Saudi Arabia
Saudi-Iraqi neutral zone
  • Dorra (35×10^12 cu ft (990 km3))
Saudi-Kuwaiti neutral zone
South Korea
Syria
  • Levant Basin province (estimated total of this entire region 122×10^12 cu ft (3,500 km3)) within the territorial waters of Syria, the Palestinian Gaza Strip, Israel, Lebanon, and Cyprus.[4]
  • The Leviathan gas field located off the coast of Israel and Palestine (Gaza) and possibly Lebanon too.[9]
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
  • Rub Al Khali Province (426×10^12 cu ft (12,100 km3)) part of Rub Al Khali province is in the territory of the United Arab Emirates [13][14]
United States
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
  • Baovang (11×10^12 cu ft (310 km3))

By size[edit]

Sorted on size (*109 m³);

  1. Asalouyeh, South Pars Gas Field (10000 - 15000)
  2. Urengoy gas field (10200)
  3. Marcellus shale (4452-13674)
  4. Haynesville Shale (7079)
  5. Iolotan gas field (7000)
  6. Yamburg gas field (5242)
  7. Bovanenkovskoe field (4400)
  8. Leningradskoye field (4000)
  9. Rusanovskoye field (4000)
  10. Zapolyarnoye gas field (3500)
  11. Shtokman field (3200)
  12. Point Tomson (3000)
  13. Manas (3000)
  14. Groningen (2850)
  15. Arctic field (2762)
  16. Astrakhanskoye field (2711)
  17. Anadarko Basin (2650)
  18. Hassi R'mel (2549)
  19. West Kamchatka shelf (2300)
  20. Medvezhye field (2200)
  21. Yurubchen (2100)
  22. Hugoton Natural Gas Area (2039)
  23. Kharasoveiskoye field (1900)
  24. Orenburgskoe field (1900)
  25. Kovykta field (1900)
  26. Karachaganak field, Kazakhstan (1800)
  27. Dauletabad gas field (1602)
  28. Jupiter gas field (1000-1600)
  29. Kyrtael field (1600)
  30. North Pars (1565)
  31. Kish Gas Field (1560)
  32. Ghawar Field (1500)
  33. Kyzyloi Field (1420)
  34. Pazanun (1415)
  35. Elsuort (more than 1400)
  36. Golshan Gas Field (1325)
  37. Troll (1325)
  38. Sakhalin-III (1300)
  39. Chayandinskoye field (1240)
  40. Angaro-Lenskoye field (1220)
  41. Shah Deniz gas field (1200)
  42. Central-Astrakhan field (1200)
  43. Shatlyk gas field (1200)
  44. Urtga/Kuanysh/Akchalak (1200)
  45. Shebeli field (1200)
  46. Chicontepec Field (1100)
  47. Greater Gorgon (1100)
  48. Dorra (1000)
  49. Yuzhno-Russkoye field (1000)
  50. South-Tambey field (1000)
  51. Dazhou (600-3500)
  52. Krusenstern field (960)
  53. North-Tambey field (929)
  54. North West Shelf Venture (875)
  55. Kharampurskoye field (825)
  56. Mahakam gas field (822)
  57. Pestsovoe field (800)
  58. Utrenneye field (747)
  59. Malyginskoye field (745)
  60. Yurkharovskoye field (740)
  61. Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (736)
  62. Harvutinskoye field (700)
  63. Shurtan (634)
  64. North-Urengoy field (600)
  65. Jansz (570)
  66. Tabnak (562)
  67. Sulige (534)
  68. Kangan (533)
  69. Avali (530)
  70. Samburg field (500)
  71. Sakhalin-II (500)
  72. Tangguh gas field (500)
  73. Kamennomysskoye field (500)
  74. Ledovoe field (500)
  75. Sakhalin-I (485)
  76. Gazli (477)
  77. Lemen Bank (460)
  78. Tasiyskoye field (440)
  79. Yamsoveiskoye gas field (436)
  80. Farsi (425)
  81. Ormen Lange (400)
  82. Aneryahinskoye field (400)
  83. Gubkinskoye field (400)
  84. Vuktyl (390)
  85. Minami Kanto gas field (375)
  86. Cisco Springs Oil Field (370)
  87. Katie field (362)
  88. Kettlemen Hills field (362)
  89. Kamrik (360)
  90. Kandkhot field (347)
  91. Nar (345)
  92. West-Khrestish field (335)
  93. Indefatigable field (333)
  94. Kopanoar (331)
  95. King Kristian (330)
  96. Safaniya-Khafji Field (327)
  97. Beregovoe field (324)
  98. Yubileynoye field (323)
  99. Hvalynskoye field (322)
  100. Tarkosalinskoye (322)
  101. Kisimbay field (310)
  102. North-Kamennomysskoye field (310)
  103. Aghar (307)
  104. Jonah Field (300)
  105. Ety-Purovskoye Field (300)
  106. Khangiran (300)
  107. Khateyba (300)
  108. Ahwaz Field (300)
  109. Baovang (300)
  110. Ferdowsi Gas Field (297)
  111. Komsomolsk gas field (296)
  112. Vyngapurovskoye field (290)
  113. Gomez gas field (283)
  114. Nahodkinskoe field (275)
  115. Pelyadkinskoe field (255)
  116. Lacq (250)
  117. Lyantorskoye field (250)
  118. West-Astrakhan field (250)
  119. Severo-Stavropolskoye field (229)
  120. Asgard field (226)
  121. Zawtica (225)
  122. Nurminskoye field (223)
  123. Zevardi (220)
  124. Ludlovskoye field (220)
  125. Geophisicheskoye field (210)
  126. Verhneviluchanskoye field (209)
  127. Minkhovskoye field (208)
  128. Novo Portovskoye field (200)
  129. Yen-Yahinskoye field (200)
  130. Frigg gas field (200)
  131. Hekla gas field (198)
  132. Shiyugou Dunxi (198)
  133. West-Siyakhinskoye field (190)
  134. North-Komsomolskoye field (186)
  135. Ekofisk oil field (185)
  136. Scott reef (180)
  137. Alan gas field (179)
  138. Sleipner gas field (174)
  139. Dengizkul-Khauzak (167)
  140. Amistad gas field (163)
  141. Sredne-Tyugskoye field (165)
  142. Peciko field (162)
  143. Deltana Platform (160)
  144. Soletsko-Khanaveyskoye field (155)
  145. Kandym (153)
  146. Kenai (152)
  147. Achak gas field (150)
  148. Albakora (150)
  149. Kokdamulak (144)
  150. Drake Point (142)
  151. Tamar 1 (142)
  152. Mokane Lavern (140)
  153. Snøhvit (140)
  154. Layavozhskoye field (140)
  155. Arun gas field (125)
  156. Gydanskoye field (116)
  157. Tas-Yuryakhskoye field (112)
  158. Hancheiskoye (111)
  159. Efremovske field (110)
  160. Vyngayahinskoye field (107)
  161. Ras El Barr (106)
  162. Urtabulak (103)
  163. Oseberg oil field (102)
  164. Myldzhinskoye field (100)
  165. Marlin (100)
  166. Messoyakha Gas Field (100)
  167. Kudu gas field (34 – 240)
  168. Barnett Shale (60 - 900)
  169. Sui Gas Field (50-60)

See also[edit]

References[edit]