Benin River Oil and Gas Field (Nigeria)

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Benin River Oil and Gas Field is a shut in oil and gas field in Nigeria.

Project Details

Main Data

Table 1: Field-level project details for Benin River Oil and Gas Field

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Benin River Shut in[1] Chevron[2] 1990[3]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Production from Benin River Oil and Gas Field

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 45.71 million m³/y 2015 [2]
production oil 2.08 million bbl/y 2015 [2]

Location

Table 3: field-level location details for Benin River Oil and Gas Field

Concession/Block Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
OML 49[4] Onshore, Nigeria[5] 5.8731, 5.1888 (exact)[5]

The map below shows the exact location of the field:

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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References

  1. (PDF) https://www.nuprc.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/OIL_PRODUCTION_STATUS_REPORT_AS_AT_DECEMBER_2022.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation 2015 Annual Statistical Bulletin" (PDF). Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 23, 2021. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
  3. Oil and Gas Journal (2019). "Worldwide Oil Field Production Survey Historical Version Data from 1980-2017". OGJ. Archived from the original on June 8, 2021. Retrieved June 8, 2021.
  4. (PDF) https://www.trosoffshore.com/Assets/Map%20of%20Nigeria%20Oil%20Field.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project" (PDF). World Bank. 2009. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 27, 2021. Retrieved April 27, 2021.