Woodside Energy Commences Oil Extraction in Senegal

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The Australian energy company Woodside Energy announced the commencement of oil extraction from the Sangomar field, located off the coast of Senegal. In a statement, the company highlighted the significance of this milestone, noting, “Woodside has successfully initiated the first oil extraction from the Sangomar field, marking the delivery of Senegal’s inaugural offshore oil project.”

Woodside Energy operates the Sangomar field in collaboration with the Société des Pétroles du Sénégal. Situated in deep waters approximately 100 kilometers south of Dakar, the field is rich in both oil and gas reserves. The project’s objective is to achieve a production rate of 100,000 barrels per day.

This development represents a pivotal moment for Senegal’s burgeoning energy sector, positioning the country as a new player in the global oil market. The successful launch of this project underscores the potential for further exploration and production activities in the region, promising economic growth and increased energy security for Senegal.


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