Sohrab is a heavy oil development located onshore Iran and is operated by Arvandan Oil & Gas. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Sohrab was discovered in 2012, lies in block Sohrab. Buy the profile here.

The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2023. The development cost is expected to be $1,000 m. The Sohrab heavy oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 20 wells.

Field participation details

The field is owned by National Iranian Oil.

Production from Sohrab

Production from the Sohrab heavy oil development project is expected to begin in 2023 and is forecast to peak in 2029, to approximately 30,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2055.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 133.40 Mmboe, comprised of 133.40 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Sohrab heavy oil field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: Tarh-O-Palayesh Engineering

EPC Contractors: Dana Energy

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