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Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:59 - Updated Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:58

Agogo field starts oil production

Luanda - The Agogo field, located at Angolan offshore, more precisely in Block 15/06, started last Thursday the commercial exploitation of the block’s crude oil, with an initial production of 10,000 barrels per day, nine months after its discovery, announced the Oil, Gas and Biofuels National Agency (ANPG).

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Agogo field starts oil production

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The aim is to reach in months to come the production of 20,000 barrel of crude oil per day, states a note to which ANGOP had access last Thursday from the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Oil.

The company ENI Angola is the Block 15/06 operator since 2006, with a share of 36,84% having other partners as Sonangol Research and Production with 36,84 and the company SSI Fifteen with 26,32%.

The document explains that this fact is a result of the developed synergies with the Floating Production Unit, Storage and Unloading (FPSO) Ngoma, West Pole production centre, located about 15 km off the field.

The start-up was with the drilling of the Agogo-1 pool to a depth of water of approximately 1,700 metres and it is estimated that the field contains reserves of about 650 million barrels of oil, with additional potential that could be verified after drilling new delimited pools.

The ANPG facilitation and efforts as well as the commitment of ENI in developing the discovered resources in the model called “fast track”, allowed that in record time this field went into production, says the note.

Angola has been confirmed as a key country for the organic growth strategy of ENI. The company is present in Angola since 1980, and it currently has a production quota of approximately 145,000 barrels of oil per day.

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