Total produces first oil from Zinia 2 tieback offshore Angola

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Total has started production from the Zinia Phase 2 short-cycle project in block 17 offshore Angola.

TOTAL has started production from the Zinia Phase 2 short-cycle project in block 17 offshore Angola.

The development included drilling of nine wells for tieback to the FPSO Pazflor, and should deliver 40,000 b/d of oil by mid-2022.

Facilities are in water depths ranging from 600-1,200 m, 150 km offshore. Total estimates recoverable Zinia Phase 2 resources at 65 MMbbl.

Development was completed within the schedule, despite issues associated with the pandemic, with final capex more than 10% below budget.

Other partners in the block are Equinor, ExxonMobil, bp, and Sonangol P&P.

Reprinted from Offshore magazine:

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