Karakuduk is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Kazakhstan and is operated by Caspian Investments Resources. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Karakuduk (Blocks XXXIII-13-C (P), F (P), 16-A (P), D (P)). Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China Petrochemical.

Production from Karakuduk

The Karakuduk conventional oil field recovered 95.12% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. The peak production was approximately 28.86 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 12.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 6.28 Mmboe, comprised of 5.44 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 5.01 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Caspian Investments Resources

Caspian Investments Resources (formerly known as Nelson Resources, Ltd.) is involved in the implementation of oil and gas projects in Kazakhstan. The company has oil production assets in the Kazakh oilfields of Alibekmola, Kozhasai, Severnye Buzachi, Karakuduk and Arman. The company also operates oil and gas production projects in Kazakhstan.

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