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The yield from Awoba is also expected to push gas supply to the power sector and other gas-based industries. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The Awoba Unit Field in Port Harcourt which resumed production after more than two years is yeilding 8000 barrels of oil per day, and is expected to reach 12,0000 bopd in a month

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) and its joint venture partner in the field, Newcross Exploration and Production Ltd, have restarted production operations in the field from 13 April.

This readiness defines the country's objectives of production optimisation to boost revenues, while also maintaining OPEC production quota. 

The yield from Awoba is also expected to push gas supply to the power sector and other gas-based industries. 

Managed by NNPC's upstream wing

OMLs 18 and 32, which includes the Abowa unit, is placed in the mangrove swamp south of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and are managed by the NNPC Upstream Investment Management Services (NUIMS). The OML 18 is also witnessing exciting developments for crude oil commercialisation

The Awoba Unit Field had last contributed production to the Bonny Terminal in 2021, and shut down in February 2022 due to evacuation issues and crude oil theft.