Awoba Oil and Gas Project (Nigeria)

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Awoba Oil and Gas Project is a shut in oil and gas project in Nigeria.

The project consists of the following units:

Project Details

Main Data

Table 1: Project-level project details for Awoba Oil and Gas Project

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Awoba Shut in[1] Newcross[2] Newcross (45.0%); Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (55.0%)[3][4] 1958[3] 1972[3]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Production from Awoba Oil and Gas Project

million m³/y = million cubic meters per year million bbl/y = million barrels of oil per year
Category Fuel Description Quantity Units Data Year Source
production gas 171.72 million m³/y 2015 [5]
production oil 9.04 million bbl/y 2015 [5]


Table 3: project-level location details for Awoba Oil and Gas Project

Concession/Block Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
OML 24[6] Offshore, Nigeria 4.536, 6.811 (approximate)

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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