Berri is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Saudi Arabia and is operated by Saudi Arabian Oil. The field is located in block Saudi Aramco Concession Area.
An expansion project is associated with the Berri, namely Berri Expansion Phase 1. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2025.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Saudi Arabian Oil.
Production from Berri
The Berri conventional oil field recovered 47.75% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1976. The peak production was approximately 767.89 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 606 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2062. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 7,734.63 Mmboe, comprised of 7,200.28 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 3,206.1 bcf of natural gas reserves. Berri conventional oil field reserves accounts 1.59% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.
Contractors involved in the Berri conventional oil field
Some of the key contractors involved in the Berri project as follows.
Design/FEED Engineering: KBR and SNC-Lavalin Group
Main EPC: Eni
EPC Contractors: China Communications Construction, China National Chemical Engineering, China Petrochemical, Larsen & Toubro and McDermott International
Other Contractors: Automation & Power Solutions Trading, Baker Hughes, SNC-Lavalin Group and Synectics
About Saudi Arabian Oil
Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco) is a state-owned energy and chemical company. It carries out the exploration, production and processing of crude oil and natural gas, refining, fractionation of natural gas, production of petrochemicals, and distribution of petroleum products and natural gas. The company operates wholly-owned domestic refineries, and has interests in joint venture refineries with international partners. Saudi Aramco operates through a network of pipelines, bulk plants, air refueling sites, and terminals. The company also operates power plants and associated transmission and distribution facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company has subsidiaries and joint ventures across the Americas, Europe and other regions. Saudi Aramco is headquartered in Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
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