Bahrain is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Bahrain and is operated by Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development. The field is located in block Bahrain Field Crude Oil and Associated Gas Contract Area.

An expansion project is associated with the Bahrain, namely Bahrain Development. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development.

Production from Bahrain

The Bahrain heavy oil field recovered 88.48% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2021. The peak production was approximately 44.17 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 790 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2027. The field currently accounts for approximately 49% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 297.19 Mmboe, comprised of 71.97 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 1,351.33 bcf of natural gas reserves. Bahrain heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.68% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Bahrain heavy oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Bahrain project as follows.

Main EPC: Petrofac

EPC Contractors: Ahmed Mansoor Al A’ali Group of Companies, Bahrain Special Technical Services (STS) and Mechanical Contracting & Services

Other Contractors: Schlumberger

About Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development

Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development Co WLL (Tatweer Petroleum), a subsidiary of Nogaholding, carries out exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company also provides gas distribution and sales. Tatweer Petroleum is mainly responsible for all upstream operations in Bahrain and the development of Bahrain oil field. The company has in-house expertise in the field development and maintenance; drilling; supply chain management; and asset protection solutions. It utilizes the latest technologies such as enhanced oil recovery (EOR) to increase its production and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to address the needs of its daily operations. Tatweer Petroleum is headquartered in Awali, Bahrain


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