Total, Sonangol green-light Zinia 2 tieback offshore Angola

Total and Sonangol have signed agreements for two new upstream projects offshore Angola.

Offshore staff

PARISTotal and Sonangol have signed agreements for two new upstream projects offshore Angola.

The two companies agreed on contractual conditions for the development ofZinia Phase 2 in deepwater block 17, enabling a commitment to a final investment decision.

Zinia 2 will be connected to thePazflor FPSO and will produce 40,000 b/d.

In addition, the two companies have decided to jointly explore deep offshore block 48. The first-phase program will last for two years, and will include drilling of one exploration well.

Patrick Pouyanné, Total’s chairman and CEO, added that his company was striving to ensure start-up next summer of thetwin-FPSO Kaombo development in ultra-deepwater block 32.

12/04/2017

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