Posted on: November 24th, 2012 by bast

Mabruk Overview (C 17)




C 137 Block is located in the western part of Libyan offshore zone, extending up to about 100 km from the coast, along the Tunisian border. The license originates from a first contract awarded to AQUITAINE LIBYE in 1968. After various relinquishments, it is now divided into 2 zones, North and South, totaling 3184 km2 . It is ruled under the amended EPSA 74, ratified by Libyan authorities on 12th April 1997 and valid until 11th April 2017 (plus 5 years in case of production extension).

Participating Interest:
  • TEP Libya
  • SAGA Petroleum
  • 75%
  • 25%


Since the date of ratification of the DPSA, Mabruk Oil Operations mainly proceeded with:

The West Mabruk development plan was based on a peripheral water injection scheme with horizontal producers (77 wells: 42 producers, 28 injectors and 7 water producers) and a process treatment capacity of 25,000 blpd able to both accommodate 20,000 bopd or 80% water cut.

  • A long term testing of A1 ( Garian producer) and A4 (Dahra producer) through existing Mabruk facilities
  • Deepening of well A68 in Garian North
  • Drilling and test of another Garian well: A-97
  • 2D & 3D seismic acquisition in 2000 (2D in Garian N and 3D in East Mabruk)