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December 3, 2021

Block 9 Conventional Oil Field, Iraq

By Carmen

Block 9 is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Iraq and is operated by Kuwait Energy. The field is located in block Block 9.

Field participation details

The field is owned by United Energy Group, Emirates National Oil and Egyptian General Petroleum.

Production from Block 9

The Block 9 conventional oil field recovered 14.02% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2021. The peak production was approximately 40.25 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2066. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 183.91 Mmboe, comprised of 183.91 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Block 9 conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Kuwait Energy

Kuwait Energy Plc (Kuwait Energy), a subsidiary of United Energy Group Ltd, is an oil and gas company that carries out exploration, appraisal, development and production of hydrocarbons. The company operates wide range of oil and gas assets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It has assets across Egypt, Yemen and Iraq. Kuwait Energy produces oil from East Ras Qattara (ERQ), Burg El Arab (BEA), Abu Sennan and Area A in Egypt; Block 9 and Siba in Iraq. The company also provides technical expertise, advice and assistance to oil and gas companies, and local governments. Kuwait Energy is headquartered in Salmiya, Hawalli, Kuwait.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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