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November 22, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:09pm

Zubair Conventional Oil Field, Iraq

By Carmen

Zubair is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Iraq and is operated by Eni Iraq. The field is located in block Zubair Contract Area.

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

Field participation details

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

Production from Zubair

The Zubair conventional oil field recovered 51.47% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2027. 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 4,237.59 Mmboe, comprised of 4,237.59 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Zubair conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.92% 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: China Petroleum Engineering, Drake & Scull Oil and Gas, PEG Engineering & Contracting DMCC and SICIM

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

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


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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