Aban is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Iran and is operated by Zarubezhneft. The field is located in block Aban.

An expansion project is associated with the Aban, namely Aban Redevelopment. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Zarubezhneft and Dana Energy.

Production from Aban

The Aban conventional oil field recovered 26.01% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 10.03 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2067.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 95.41 Mmboe, comprised of 95.41 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Aban conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Zarubezhneft

Zarubezhneft is an oil and gas company that explores and develops oil and gas properties. The company constructs, operates and designs oil refineries, tank farms and pipeline systems for storage, transportation and marketing operations. Its services include engineering, design and account evaluation documentation, oil enhancement recovery technologies, construction of offshore facilities, facility up-gradation, staff training, and export-import operations for technological equipment, among others. The company offers design, construction and operation of refining facilities, tank farms and pipeline systems. It develops oil and gas exploration projects in Croatia, Jordan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Cuba. Zarubezhneft is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.


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