The Ogbele field is located in the onshore eastern delta. It was carved out of Chevron's OML 54 and in 1996 it was the first marginal field award to be negotiated with an indigenous company. The operator Niger Delta Petroleum Resources (NDPR) started oil production in October 2005 and the field reserves have been upgraded from the initial estimate of five million barrels to over 20 million barrels. The field facilities include a 20 000 b/d flow station and a 100 mmcfd gas plant. In 2012 NDPR became the first third party supplier to Nigeria LNG exporting 15 30 mmcfd. A 1 000 b/d/ diesel topping plant is also located on site and refining is carried out when market prices dictate. Condensates are processed at the Ogbele gas plant and propane and LPG is marketed locally.