Al-Barasaya is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Sudan and is operated by Star Oil & Gas. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block 17. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Ansan Wikfs (Hadramaut) and Sudapet.

Production from Al-Barasaya

The Al-Barasaya heavy oil field recovered 70.27% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2013. The peak production was approximately 10.00 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2035. The field currently accounts for approximately 6% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 8.83 Mmboe, comprised of 8.83 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Al-Barasaya heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.02% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Star Oil & Gas

Star Oil & Gas Ltd is a private oil and gas exploration and development company operating in Western Canada.

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