Egbolom Is the Biggest Field On Offer In the Impending Marginal Field Round

Shell operated Egbolom field, in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 23, is the asset to have in Nigeria’s impending Marginal Field round.

Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, has proposed an asset sale this year and the country’s regulatory agency, the Department of Petroleum Resources, is working frantically to deliver on the call.

Of all the 40+ fields likely to be on offer, Egbolom, an onshore (Swamp) asset, located in the Central Niger Delta, has the highest estimated Ultimate Recoverable (2P) Reserves of 85Million barrels, a volume that is over 30% higher than the second largest field, which is located in the prolific south east shallow water Niger Delta.

The smallest field in the play is Chevron operated Obira field, located in OML 89.

Egbolom was discovered in 1982, and has lain fallow ever since. The Central Niger Delta swamp is the site of one of the most militant, oil theft and crude oil flow disruption activity in the entire Niger Delta basin.
Full marginal field reserves map can be accessed here.


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8 comments

  1. Ogu, Akeuphle Government says:

    The highest in revers

  2. SATURDAY ABRAHAM OYEABUAN says:

    This is a welcome development , hope this will bring more development to the area and it’s citizens.

    • Odu Bright says:

      All resources and social amenities for the good people of Egbolom must be distributed accordingly!!
      There shall be no room for discrimination…Any attempt to distribute peace and order must be avoided, God bless Egbolom!!

  3. ThankGod s.Iginighiom says:

    It is a blessing to the people of Egbolom, appreciate God for his doing.

  4. OKPORO HENRY RICHMAN says:

    THANK GOD FOR THIS DEVELOPMENT IN OUR COMMUNITY,WE HOPE IT WILL FOSTER THE PEACE IN THE COMMUNITY.GOD BLESS (EGBOLOM)

  5. Thompson Asuo says:

    Thank God for Egbolom. We pray this more development, peace and progress in Egbolom and Abua at large. May the company deal with the Community with a clean and clear conscience and use the policy of divide and rule as in other communities that had suffered from oil exploration. may God Almighty who deposited the oil be glorified.

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