Risha is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Jordan and is operated by National Petroleum. The field is located in block Risha.

Field participation details

The field is owned by National Petroleum.

Production from Risha

The Risha conventional gas field recovered 78.56% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1998. The peak production was approximately 30 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2041. The field currently accounts for approximately 98% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 10.93 Mmboe, comprised of 65.61 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About National Petroleum

National Petroleum Co (National Petroleum) is an oil and gas company that offers oil and gas assets. The company offers services such as exploration, production, management, operations, drilling, and development of oil and gas assets. It produces gas in the Risha gas field located to the east of Amman near the Iraqi border. National Petroleum offers drilling services for natural gas, oil, and hydrocarbons, among others. The company also conducts drilling the necessary wells, studies, and carry out production both within the Kingdom and abroad. It offers its products and services across Jordan. National Petroleum is headquartered in Amman, Jordan.


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