Al-Shaheen is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Qatar and is operated by North Oil Co Qatar . The field is located in block Block 5, with water depth of 217 feet.

Three expansion projects are associated with the Al-Shaheen conventional oil field, namely Al-Shaheen Field Gallaf Project (Batch 1), Al-Shaheen Field Gallaf Project (Batch 2) and Al-Shaheen Field Gallaf Project (Batch 3). The expansion projects are currently in the commissioning and construction stage, targeting start-up during 2022 – 2024.

Field participation details

The field is owned by QatarEnergy and TotalEnergies .

Production from Al-Shaheen

The Al-Shaheen conventional oil field recovered 54.76% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2008. The peak production was approximately 330.45 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2073. The field currently accounts for approximately 6% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,741.9 Mmboe, comprised of 1,741.9 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Al-Shaheen conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.38% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Al-Shaheen conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Al-Shaheen project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: DORIS Engineering and Ramboll Group

Main EPC: PTSC Mechanical and Construction, Rosetti Marino , Sapura Energy and Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms

EPC Contractors: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and PTSC Mechanical and Construction

Other Contractors: AISUS Offshore , EnerMech , Heerema International Group Services , Japan Drilling (Netherlands) and Japan Drilling

About North Oil Co Qatar

North Oil Co Qatar (Noc ) operates and develops offshore oil fields. The company manages the Al-Shaheen oil field in Qatar. It aims to redevelop and maximize the oil production from Al-Shaheen oil field. The company operates as a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and TotalEnergies SE. NOC is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.


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