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

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

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni, Korea Gas, Ministry of Oil and Iraq.

Production from Zubair

The Zubair conventional oil field recovered 53.72% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2033. The peak production will approximately 662.74 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2047. The field currently accounts for approximately 10% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 4,027.79 Mmboe, comprised of 4,027.79 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Zubair conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.89% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Zubair conventional oil field

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

Design/FEED Engineering: Enereco

Main EPC: SICIM, Drake & Scull Oil and Gas, PEG Engineering & Contracting DMCC and China Petroleum Engineering

EPC Contractors: Schlumberger, Alstom, Daewoo Engineering & Construction, Samsung Engineering and Ergil Group

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, Amarinth, Cemp, Compagnia Technici Ingegneri and Al-Fayha Group

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