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Bahrain upstream summary

Bahrain upstream summary

Report summary

Bahrain is one of the Middle East's smaller oil and gas producers. Its reserves are held in just one field,the onshore Bahrain Field (also known as Awali, but it also receives a share of revenues from the Abu Sa'fah field in Saudi Arabia.Liquids production has increased in recent years through investment at both fields. Crude oil is refined domestically and the bulk of production exported to world markets.The Bahrain field contains giant reserves of non-associated gas.

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Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

This country report gives an overview of the key upstream issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream summary is your definitive commercial guide.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use it to gain a better understanding of the critical issues for development opportunities in this country.

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  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
  • Geology
    • Introduction
    • Regional tectonic framework
    • Regional stratigraphy
    • Major petroleum plays
      • Khuff Formation
      • Arab Formation
      • Kharaib Formation
      • Wasia Group
      • Seals
      • Source rocks and petroleum types
  • Exploration
    • Licensing
      • 2007 exploration tender
      • Deep gas exploration
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Oil/Liquids
      • Oil
    • Gas
  • Infrastructure
    • Introduction
      • Bahrain refinery
    • Gas infrastructure
      • Gas Processing
  • Policy and regulation
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
      • nogaholding
      • Bapco
      • Tatweer Petroleum
    • State participation
    • International boundaries
      • Bahrain/Qatar
      • Bahrain/Saudi Arabia
    • Licensing
  • Fiscal terms
    • Current fiscal terms
      • Royalty
      • Cost petroleum
      • Profit petroleum
      • Income tax and other taxes and duties
      • Bonuses
      • Gas sales arrangements
      • Sample Cash Flow
    • Transfer of a licence interest
    • Historical background

In this report there are 22 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Liquids Production
    • Gas Sales
  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps
    • Location maps: Image 1
  • Key companies
    • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2016
    • Liquids and Gas Production 2016
  • Geology
    • Map of Basins
    • Stratigraphic Column
  • Exploration
    • Exploration Drilling
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Production
    • Production: Table 1
    • Production: Table 2
    • Liquids Production
    • Production: Table 3
    • Production: Table 4
    • Gas Sales
  • Infrastructure
    • Bahrain Infrastructure Map
    • Oil infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Table 2
  • Policy and regulation
    • International Boundaries
  • Fiscal terms
    • Fiscal terms: Table 1
    • Fiscal terms: Table 2
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