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November 25, 2021updated 26 Nov 2021 5:28am

Garraf Heavy Oil Field, Iraq

By Carmen

Garraf is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Iraq and is operated by PETRONAS Carigali Iraq Holding. The field is located in block Garraf Contract Area.

An expansion project is associated with the Garraf, namely Garraf Expansion. This project is currently in the commissioning stage, expected to start in 2021.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Mitsubishi, Japan Petroleum Exploration, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National, Petroliam Nasional, Ministry of Oil and Iraq.

Production from Garraf

The Garraf heavy oil field recovered 16.60% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2029. The peak production will approximately 230 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 98 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2052. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,218.09 Mmboe, comprised of 1,136 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 492.53 bcf of natural gas reserves. Garraf heavy oil field reserves accounts 2.67% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Garraf heavy oil field

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

EPC Contractors: China Oil HBP Science & Technology, Hyundai Motor Group and Recon Technology

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, Iraqi Drilling, Recon Technology, Weatherford International and Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group

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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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