Mamba South gas field

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Mamba South gas field (oil field)
LocationCabo Delgado Province
BlockArea 4
Galp Energia
Field history
Start of production2016
Estimated gas in place15,000×10^9 cu ft (420×10^9 m3)
Producing formationsEocene offshore sands

Mamba South gas field is a giant offshore natural gas field in the Cabo Delgado Province, off the coast of Mozambique. Discovered in October 2011 by Italian company Eni, it is one of the largest gas fields in the world, with up to 15 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in place, equivalent to 2 bboe.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Clark, Jennifer. "Eni Raises Estimate for Mozambique Gas Discovery". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Mozambique: Eni announces giant gas discovery at Mamba South 1, offshore Mozambique". EnergyPedia. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Eni: important new discovery in Mozambique". Eni. Retrieved 1 August 2012.