The Bonga Field is an oilfield in Nigeria. It was located in License block OPL 212 off the Nigerian Coast, which has now been renamed as OML 118 in February 2000. The field covers approximately 60 square Km in an average water depth of 1000m. The field was discovered in 1996, with Government approval occurring in 2002. The field began first production in November 2005. The field is produced via a FSPO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) Vessel. The field produces both Oil and Natural Gas, the oil is offloaded to tankers while the gas is piped back to Nigeria where it is exported via a LNG Plant.