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December 3, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:07pm

Wafra, South Fuwaris, South Umm Gudair, Humma, Arq Heavy Oil Field, Kuwait-Saudi Arabia Partitioned Neutral Zone

By Carmen

Wafra, South Fuwaris, South Umm Gudair, Humma, Arq is a producing heavy oil field located onshore Kuwait-Saudi Arabia Partitioned Neutral Zone and is operated by Wafra Joint Operations. The field is located in block Wafra Joint Operations (WJO).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Kuwait Petroleum and Chevron.


Production from Wafra, South Fuwaris, South Umm Gudair, Humma, Arq

The Wafra, South Fuwaris, South Umm Gudair, Humma, Arq heavy oil field recovered 48.77% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2002. The peak production was approximately 349.53 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 37 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2067. The field currently accounts for approximately 47% of the country’s daily output.


Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,678.25 Mmboe, comprised of 1,628.05 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 301.18 bcf of natural gas reserves. Wafra, South Fuwaris, South Umm Gudair, Humma, Arq heavy oil field reserves accounts 3.84% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.


Methodology

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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