Karaturun East and Karaturun-Sea is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Kazakhstan and is operated by Buzachi Neft. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Karaturun East (Vostochno-Karaturun) (Block K-KhP-10a (P)) and Karaturun Morskoy (Blocks XXXI-12-D (P), E (P)), with water depth of 164 feet. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Sumatec Resources.

Production from Karaturun East and Karaturun-Sea

The Karaturun East and Karaturun-Sea conventional oil field recovered 31.34% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2022. The peak production was approximately 2.83 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2074.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 14.06 Mmboe, comprised of 13.61 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 2.69 bcf of natural gas reserves.

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