Rumaila is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Iraq and is operated by Rumaila Field Operating Organisation (ROO). According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Rumaila Contract Area. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Rumaila, namely the Rumaila Enhanced Redevelopment. This project is currently in the construction stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP, China National Petroleum, Ministry of Oil and Iraq.

Production from Rumaila

The Rumaila conventional oil field recovered 68.64% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1979. The peak production was approximately 1,704.85 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2049. The field currently accounts for approximately 28% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 9,307.56 Mmboe, comprised of 9,307.56 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Rumaila conventional oil field reserves accounts 2.06% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Rumaila conventional oil field

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

Main EPC: China National Petroleum and China Petroleum Engineering

EPC Contractors: Hyundai Engineering & Construction

Other Contractors: China National Petroleum, GE Oil & Gas, Amarinth, Hermes Datacomms and Fact-O-Rig

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