El Merk (EMK) Oil and Gas Field (Algeria)

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El Merk (EMK) Field is an operating oil and gas field in Algeria.[1]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the field in Algeria.[2]

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Project Details

  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Coordinates: 30.1440, 8.7300 (exact)[2]
  • Operator: Anadarko and Sonatrach[3]
  • Owner: Sonatrach; Anadarko; TotalEnergies; Occidental Petroleum Corporation[4][5]
  • Parent: Sonatrach SPA[6]; Occidental Petroleum Corporation[7]; TotalEnergies[8][9]; Occidental Petroleum Corporation[10]
  • Discovery year:
  • Production start year: 2013[11]
  • Basin: Berkine
  • Concession/Block: Block 208[12]
  • Project/Complex:

Production and Reserves

Table 1: Production and Reserves - El Merk (EMK) Field

Category Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year Source
production condensate Not applicable 11 million bbl/y 2020 [1]
production oil Not applicable 36 million bbl/y 2020 [1]
reserves oil and condensate proven reserves 1 200 million bbl 2013 [13]
million bbl = million barrels
million bbl/y = million barrels per year

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "www.africa-energy.com/article/el-merk-fire-highlights-algerian-issues". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "www.geokniga.org/bookfiles/geokniga-atlas-ngm.pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  3. "new.abb.com/oil-and-gas/case-studies/midstream-transportation/el-merk". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  4. "www.oxy.com/OurBusinesses/OilandGas/Africa/Pages/default.aspx". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  5. https://www.totalenergies.com/media/news/press-releases/total-agrees-occidental-contingent-acquisition-anadarkos-assets-africa;
  6. "Sonatrach S.P.A. International Structure". Sonatrach Petroleum Corporation. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  7. "Anadarko shareholders go for the cash in $38 billion Occidental buyout". August 8, 2019. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  8. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 529900S21EQ1BO4ESM68 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  9. "Our Company". TotalEnergies.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  10. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) IM7X0T3ECJW4C1T7ON55 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  11. "energy-cg.com/OPEC/Algeria/Algeria_OilGas_Industry.html". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  12. "facebook.com/El-Merk-Project-185372461488435/". Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.
  13. "El Merk, MLE Fields to Put Algeria on Track Again". www.rigzone.com. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 27, 2021.