Total start deepwater production in Congo field

carte zoom ep 04 mohonord enThe Moho Nord deep offshore project. (Image source: Total)Total have started production from the Moho Nord deep offshore project

The project is located 75km offshore Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo. The production capacity of the project is expected to be around 100,000bpd. 

“Moho Nord is the biggest oil development to date in the Republic of the Congo.  A showcase for Total’s deep offshore operational excellence, it consolidates our leading position in Africa.” said Arnaud Breuillac, president, exploration and production at Total. “Moho Nord will contribute to the reinforcement of the cash flow of the Group and to its production growth.”

Total is the operator of the project with a 53.5 per cent interest. Its partners are Chevron Overseas Limited of Congo have a 31.5 per cent and Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo own a 15 per cent of the project.

According to World Oil, the Moho Nord field is developed through 34 wells tied back to a new tension leg platform, the first for Total in Africa, and to Likouf, a new floating production unit. The oil is processed on Likouf and then exported by pipeline to the Djeno onshore terminal, also operated by Total.

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