Total reports first gas from Algeria's Timimoun field
PARIS -- Total announces first gas from Timimoun field in southwestern Algeria. The production complex with a capacity of around 5 MMcmgd at plateau (around 30,000 boed), is jointly operated by Sonatrach (51%), Total (37.75%) and Cepsa (11.25%).
"The launch of Timimoun is a new step in the Group’s history in Algeria, where we are a long-term partner. Achieved within the planned budget, the project will contribute to Total’s production growth in 2018, "said Arnaud Breuillac, president of E&P at Total.
Timimoun's gas will be produced with 37 wells connected to a gas processing facility that ties into the GR5 pipeline, used to transport gas from fields in southwestern Algeria to Hassi R’mel.