ENI and Mellitah Oil and Gas are expected to award a gas gathering contract for the Bahr Essalam phase 2 development in Block NC41 before the end of this year.
E&P Mag reports that Phase 2 of the development, which is in 190 to 205 m of water 110km off Tripoli, will cover the delivery of gas output from two new wells from the C Central A area and 10 wells from the C East area to the existing Sabratha platform.
Gas and condensate production will be partially treated on the Sabratha platform and then sent onshore to the Mellitah plant for final treatment. Current production from the Bahr Essalam Phase 1 project is running at 27.3 MMcm/d, while phase 2 is expected to add production of 12.6 MMcm/d.
A $330-million contract for a subsea production system has already been awarde to OneSubsea. Total cost of the overall project is put at $2 billion.
(Source: E&P Mag)