Kara-Arna is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Kazakhstan and is operated by Maten Petroleum. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Kara-Arna. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Geo Jade Petroleum and othres.

Production from Kara-Arna

The Kara-Arna heavy oil field recovered 81.71% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2017. The peak production was approximately 4.66 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 12.93 Mmboe, comprised of 12.93 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Kara-Arna heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.03% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

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