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November 25, 2021updated 26 Nov 2021 5:25am

Dukhan Conventional Oil Field, Qatar

By Carmen

Dukhan is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Qatar and is operated by QatarEnergy. The field is located in block Block 9.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Dukhan conventional oil field, namely Dukhan Redevelopment (Enhanced Water Flood (EWF) Project) and Dukhan Redevelopment (CO2 Water-Alternating-Gas (WAG) Pilot Project). The expansion projects are currently in the construction stage, targeting start-up during 2022 – 2028.

Field participation details

The field is owned by QatarEnergy.

Production from Dukhan

The Dukhan conventional oil field recovered 81.25% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2007. The peak production was approximately 305.69 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 591 Mmcfd of natural gas and 50 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2054. The field currently accounts for approximately 5% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,362.5 Mmboe, comprised of 1,318.25 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 265.48 bcf of natural gas reserves. Dukhan conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.28% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Dukhan conventional oil field

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

Other Contractors: Al Masaood Oil Industry Supplies & Services, Al Muftah Contracting, Baker Hughes, COFELY BESIX Facility Management and Doha Petroleum Construction

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About QatarEnergy

QatarEnergy is a state-owned integrated oil and gas company. Its operations covers the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain, and include the exploration, drilling, production, storage and transport, refining, marketing and sale of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas (LNG), gas-to-liquids, refined products, petrochemicals and fertilizers. The company also has presence in steel and aluminum businesses. It provides services such as financing and helicopter chartering. QatarEnergy conducts its operations and activities at various onshore and offshore sites in Qatar. The company also has operations in other countries across the world. QatarEnergy is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.


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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