Khor Mor and Chemchemal is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Iraq and is operated by Pearl Petroleum. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Chemchemal and Khor Mor. Buy the profile here.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Crescent Group Holdings, Dana Gas, MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas, OMV and RWE.

Production from Khor Mor and Chemchemal

The Khor Mor and Chemchemal conventional gas field recovered 14.58% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2025. The peak production will approximately 41.03 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 899.00 Mmcfd of natural gas and 32.22 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2080. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2,191.01 Mmboe, comprised of 234.24 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 10,636.88 bcf of natural gas reserves and 183.95 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. Khor Mor and Chemchemal conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.75% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Pearl Petroleum

Pearl Petroleum Co Ltd (Pearl) is a producer and developer of natural gas assets. The company operates, develops, markets and sells petroleum from the Khor Mor and Chemchemal fields, and provides natural gas supplies to electric power generation plants in Erbil and Chemchemal. It also offers natural gas for local industries and export in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It works in partnership with other petroleum companies including OMV AS, MOL Group, and RWE AG. The company was formed as a consortium with Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum. Pearl is headquartered in Sharjah, the UAE.

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