West Kuwait is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Kuwait and is operated by Kuwait Oil.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Kuwait Petroleum.

Production from West Kuwait

The West Kuwait conventional oil field recovered 64.92% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2015. The peak production was approximately 490 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2069. The field currently accounts for approximately 14% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 1,763.29 Mmboe, comprised of 1,763.29 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. West Kuwait conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.38% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Kuwait Oil

Kuwait Oil Co (KOC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, is an upstream oil and gas company. It carries out exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas in Kuwait. The company also carries out onshore and offshore surveys, well drilling and development of producing fields. It transports crude from the producing assets to the customers, and manages shipping operations associated with the crude exports from Kuwait Ports. The company also provides marine technical support, firefighting services and oil spill combating and consultancy services. It has operations in Kuwait and the UK. KOC is headquartered in Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi, Kuwait.


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