Tortue Project

From Global Energy Monitor

The Tortue Project is a major LNG project offshore from Mauritania and Senegal discovered in 2016. It is being developed by DP and three other companies. The fields (Block C-8 and St. Louis) contain 15 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas.[1]

Reserves and CO2 Emissions

15 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas.[1]

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Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Greater Tortue Moves to FID," Mentor IMC Group, March 28, 2018

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