Liza Phase 1 Development Fact Sheet


The Government of Guyana announced on June 15, 2017 that it had approved the ExxonMobil Liza Phase 1 development plan and had issued a Production License to the company.

ExxonMobil outlines the Liza Phase 1 project development description as follows:

  • Liza Phase 1 development is approximately 190 kilometers offshore in water depths of 1500 – 1900 meters
  • The development plan includes completion of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel designed to produce up to 120,000 barrels of oil per day.

  • The FPSO facility will develop approximately 450 million barrels of oil from the Liza Field
  • The FPSO has 60-80 personnel for routine operations
  • Tug assisted offloading to conventional tanker approximately every 5-10 days at peak production

  • Two drill centers are envisioned with 17 wells total: eight production wells; six water injection wells; three gas injection wells