Șamșud gas field

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Country Romania
Region Sălaj County
Offshore/onshore onshore
Operator Romgaz
Field history
Discovery 1915
Start of development 1915
Start of production 1920
Current production of gas 150×10^3 m3/d
5.3×10^6 cu ft/d 0.05×10^9 m3/a (1.8×10^9 cu ft/a)
Estimated gas in place 1.5×10^9 m3
52×10^9 cu ft

The Şamşud gas field is a natural gas field located in Șamșud, Sălaj County. It was discovered in 1915 and developed by and Romgaz. It began production in 1920 and produces natural gas and condensates. The total proven reserves of the Şamşud gas field are around 52 billion cubic feet (1.5 km³), and production is slated to be around 5.3 million cubic feet/day (0.67×105m³) in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ "Gazul natural" (PDF). BCU Cluj. 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-23.