Bahrain is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Bahrain and is operated by Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Bahrain Field Crude Oil and Associated Gas Contract Area. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Bahrain, namely the Bahrain Development. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2024.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development.

Production from Bahrain

The Bahrain heavy oil field recovered 87.94% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2022. The peak production was approximately 41.49 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1,053.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2027. The field currently accounts for approximately 56% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 324.91 Mmboe, comprised of 65.59 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 1,555.94 bcf of natural gas reserves. Bahrain heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.76% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Bahrain heavy oil field

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

Main EPC: Petrofac

EPC Contractors: Mechanical Contracting & Services, Ahmed Mansoor Al A'ali Group of Companies and Bahrain Special Technical Services (STS)

Other Contractors: Schlumberger

About Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development

Tatweer Petroleum – Bahrain Field Development Co WLL (Tatweer Petroleum), a subsidiary of Nogaholding, carries out the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company also provides gas distribution and sales. Tatweer Petroleum is mainly responsible for all upstream operations in Bahrain and the development of the Bahrain oil field. The company has in-house expertise in field development and maintenance; drilling; supply chain management; and asset protection solutions. It utilizes the latest technologies such as enhanced oil recovery (EOR) to increase its production and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to address the needs of its daily operations. Tatweer Petroleum is headquartered in Awali, Bahrain

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