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November 22, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:02pm

Soroosh and Norooz Heavy Oil Field, Iran

By Carmen

Soroosh and Norooz is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in Iran and is operated by Iranian Offshore Oil. The field is located in block Soroosh and Norooz.

An expansion project is associated with the Soroosh and Norooz, namely Soroosh EOR. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by National Iranian Oil.

Production from Soroosh and Norooz

The Soroosh and Norooz heavy oil field recovered 87.01% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2005. The peak production was approximately 190 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2036.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 97.6 Mmboe, comprised of 97.6 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Soroosh and Norooz heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.22% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

About Iranian Offshore Oil

Iranian Offshore Oil Co (IOOC), a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Co, is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The company carries the activities of exploration, production and development of oil and gas fields. Its services include renovating and reconstructing the installations, improving the production methods and conservation of oil and gas reserves. IOOC also performs storage engineering, descriptive drilling and general engineering and construction activities. The company has operations across Bahregan, Kharg, Siri, Lavan, Qeshm, Kish in Iran. IOOC is headquartered in Tehran, Iran.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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