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Iraq Widyan - North Arabian Gulf exploration basin

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Exploration in the Widyan North Arabian Gulf Basin has provided a number of super giant oil discoveries trapped in compression related structures associated with the convergence of the Arabian and Iranian plates. Despite the huge hydrocarbon potential of the region exploration and production has been limited by a series of above ground issues.

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Key companies
  • Geology
  • Exploration
  • Reserves and resources
  • Development
  • Costs
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis

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This report includes 53 images and tables including:

Images

  • Value creation versus investment (TYP period)
  • Value creation versus investment (outlook)
  • Exploration history map
  • Exploration wells by play
  • Licensed exploration acreage
  • Expiry forecast of current licences
  • Exploration and appraisal spend
  • Exploration spend per well and average well depth
  • Commerciality Index
  • Gross exploration wells completed by operator
  • Net exploration wells completed by participant
  • Drilling activity by well type
  • Cumulative exploration wells by play
  • Discoveries and success rates
  • Discoveries by licence year and drilling year
  • Basin creaming curve
  • Volumes discovered by year
  • Average discovery size and volume per well by year
  • Reserves and resources: Image 4
  • Reserves and resources: Image 5
  • Brent and local oil price assumptions
  • Henry Hub and local gas prices assumptions
  • Value creation, spend and volume discovered
  • Returns by drilling year
  • Value creation versus investment
  • Cretaceous
  • Cretaceous
  • Value of potential discoveries
  • Unit value of potential discoveries
  • Value of potential discoveries
  • Unit value of potential discoveries

Tables

  • Play level data
  • Assumptions
  • Key play characteristics
  • Recent discovery costs
  • Summary of discovery and development costs
  • Key licence holders
  • Key well operators (TYP period)
  • Company success rates and discoveries
  • Key basin data
  • Top discoveries (TYP period)
  • Forecast data by Play (outlook)
  • Cretaceous Exploration
  • Cretaceous DROs
  • Typical fiscal terms
  • Full-cycle economic analysis (exploration)
  • Cretaceous Exploration
  • Fiscal and regulatory: Table 3
  • Cretaceous Exploration
  • Cretaceous exploration
  • Average value of future discoveries and implied acreage value
  • Reserves and resources: Table 4
  • Cretaceous Exploration

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