Total add 35,000 bpd to oil production in Angola

20 February 2017

Total E&P Angola added about 35 million barrels or 30,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) to production of the Dália field, with the launch of production in the third week of January 2017 of the “Dália Phase 2A” project, Angolan oil company Sonangol said in a statement issued in Luanda.

The “Dália Phase 2A” comprises four filling wells connected to an existing Floating Production Storage and Offloading Unit – the FPSO Dália.

Total E&P Angola is the operator of Block 17 with a 40% stake, and its partners are Statoil with 23.33%, Esso Exploration Angola (Block 17) Limited with 20% and BP Exploration (Angola) Ltd. with 16.67% and Sonangol with the remaining 40%.

Block 17 is located in the Congo Basin and is part of the deep water blocks, and exploratory activity resulted in 17 commercial discoveries and two dry wells.

This block also includes the Girassol field, the largest discovery of oil reserves in the history of Total E&P Angola. (macauhub)