Total brings Moho-Bilondo field onstream

Total E&P Congo has brought the Moho-Bilondo field in the Republic of Congo onstream.

Offshore Staff

PARIS -- Total E&P Congo has brought the Moho-Bilondo field in the Republic of Congo onstream. Discovered in 1995, the field contains estimated reserves of about 230 MMbbl of oil.

Moho-Bilondo is the first producing deepwater development in the Congo The reservoirs will be developed with nine producing wells and five water injectors in two subsea clusters.

Plateau production is forecast at 90,000 b/d. Insulated umbilicals and flowlines will bring the oil to the floating production unit, from which it will then be exported via a new 16-in. (41-cm), 80-km (50-mi) pipeline to the Total-operated Djeno onshore terminal.

In addition, the Moho Marine Nord 1 and 2 wells, drilled in 2007 in the northern part of the license, revealed significant additional resources of good quality oil, according to Total. New development studies are being launched.

04/28/2008

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