Dolphin Project is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Qatar and is operated by Dolphin Energy. The field is located in block NF Dolphin, with water depth of 49 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Mubadala Investment, Occidental Petroleum and TotalEnergies.

Production from Dolphin Project

The Dolphin Project conventional gas field recovered 35.94% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2011. The peak production was approximately 94.46 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 2,034 Mmcfd of natural gas and 41.57 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2081. The field currently accounts for approximately 9% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 4,170.19 Mmboe, comprised of 817.95 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 18,916.48 bcf of natural gas reserves and 199.49 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Dolphin Project conventional gas field reserves accounts 1.42% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Dolphin Energy

Dolphin Energy Ltd (Dolphin Energy), a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Co, processes, produces, and supplies natural gas. The company transports natural gas from Qatar’s offshore North Field, by an eastern gas distribution system to the UAE and Oman. Its dolphin gas project provides upstream, midstream and downstream activities. Dolphin Energy downstream activities include receiving, metering and distribution of gas. The company produces substantial quantities of raw natural gas from various deep wells. In addition, the company also offers environmental protection, process safety and risk management, workplace health and safety programs. It has operational presence in Qatar. Dolphin Energy is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.


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