Khafji and Hout is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Kuwait-Saudi Arabia Partitioned Neutral Zone and is operated by Al Khafji Joint Operations. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Al-Khafji Joint Operations (KJO), with water depth of 150 feet. Buy the profile here.

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An expansion project is associated with the Khafji and Hout, namely the Dorra . This project is currently in the feed stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Kuwait Petroleum and Saudi Arabian Oil.

Production from Khafji and Hout

The Khafji and Hout conventional oil field recovered 43.56% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2024. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2075. The field currently accounts for approximately 58% of the country’s daily output.

Contractors involved in the Khafji and Hout conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Khafji and Hout project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Technip Energies

About Al Khafji Joint Operations

Al Khafji Joint Operations (KJO) is a joint venture of Kuwait Gulf Oil Co and Aramco Gulf Operations Co. It carries out exploration, drilling and production of oil and gas in offshore Khafji field in the divided zone between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. The Khafji field development includes offshore facilities such as central gathering platform, and onshore facilities comprising an oil processing facility, a gas-fired power plant, gas-receiving stations, a water treatment plant, and a desalination unit. The company operates a gas processing facility to treat the associated gas from the offshore oil production. KJO is headquartered in Al Khafji, Saudi Arabia.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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