Total is operator with a 30% interest on Block 32. The other partners are Sonangol Pesquisa & Produção (30%), China Sonangol Petroleum (20%), Esso(15%), and Galp (5%).
The Kaombo project will be the block’s first development. Plans call for the production of several oil deposits scattered among the Gindungo, Gengibre, Canela, Mostarda, Louro, and Caril fields in the central and southeastern sections of the ultra-deep offshore block, in a area of 800 km2 and water depths of 1,400 to 1,950 meters.
The development plan comprises the conversion of two VLCCs* into turret moored Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels, connected to one of the biggest subsea networks in the world with more than 600 KM2 to produce 115,000 barrels per day (b/d) each.
A flagship project in a country of strategic importance for Total, Kaombo will secure the sustainable growth of Angola’s offshore resources through the mastery of state-of-the art technologies.
Kaombo will mark a turning point in Total’s local presence and industrial partnership with Angola, with an unprecedented level of local content.
*Very Large Crude Carrier