First Gas from Incahuasi in Bolivia


Total E&P Bolivie has successfully started up gas production from the Incahuasi field, 250 kilometers south of the business capital, Santa Cruz.

It is located in the Andean foothills, in an unusually rugged environment that required us to drill to a depth of more than 5,600 meters to reach the reservoirs.

After surmounting this complex logistical challenge, Total expects Incahuasi Phase 1 to deliver gas production of 6.5 million cubic meters a day.

Find out in pictures what is behind the scene of a gigantic project that required two-and-a-half years of work and took nearly 3,000 people to complete.

Total established a presence in Bolivia in 1994.  We hold interests in three producing gas fields operated by Petrobras and have two exploration licenses. With the Incahuasi gas field, it’s the first time Total has operated a project in the country.

Jean-Pierre Sbraire, Chief Financial Officer

Interview in French of Jean-Pierre Sbraire

Map of Bolivia

Bolivia: Total starts up production at Incahuasi gas field