Jalamid is a producing unconventional gas field located onshore Saudi Arabia and is operated by Saudi Arabian Oil. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Saudi Aramco Concession Area. Buy the profile here.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Jalamid unconventional gas field, namely the Jalamid Development ( Phase II) and the South Ghawar Development. The expansion projects are currently in the construction stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Saudi Arabian Oil.

Production from Jalamid

The Jalamid unconventional gas field recovered 24.75% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2029. The peak production will approximately 201.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 178.35 Mmboe, comprised of 1,070.09 bcf of natural gas reserves. Jalamid unconventional gas field reserves accounts 0.15% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Jalamid unconventional gas field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: John Wood Group

Main EPC: JGC Holdings

EPC Contractors: China National Petroleum, Al Tamimi GrouP and Arkad Engineering & Construction

Other Contractors: Frames Energy Systems

About Saudi Arabian Oil

Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco) is a state-owned energy and chemical company. It carries out the exploration, production and processing of crude oil and natural gas, refining, fractionation of natural gas, production of petrochemicals, and distribution of petroleum products and natural gas. The company operates wholly-owned domestic refineries and has interests in joint venture refineries with international partners. Saudi Aramco operates through a network of pipelines, bulk plants, air refueling sites and terminals. The company also operates power plants and associated transmission and distribution facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company has subsidiaries and joint ventures across the Americas, Europe and other regions. Saudi Aramco is headquartered in Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.

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