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Kuwait upstream summary

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10 November 2020

Kuwait upstream summary

Report summary

Kuwait is a key oil producing country located between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Production costs are amongst the lowest in the world. Oil is produced from a few giant oil fields. Greater Burgan accounts for around 50% of the country's oil output. Development is currently focused on the Jurassic gas and heavy oil fields in the Northern Fields.

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
    • Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
    • International investors
      • Majors
    • Introduction
      • Regional tectonic framework
    • Widyan basin
      • Reservoirs
      • Source rocks
      • Seals
      • Field structures
    • Major petroleum plays - Widyan Basin
      • Minagish Formation
      • Ratawi Formation
      • Zubair Formation
      • Burgan Formation
      • Mauddud Formation
      • Wara Formation
      • Mishrif Formation
      • Marat Formation (Early Jurassic, Hettangian-Toarcian)
      • Radhuma Formation (Eocene)
    • Source Rocks and Petroleum Type
    • Licensing
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
      • Future onshore
      • Future offshore
      • Historical onshore
  • Reserves and resources
    • Oil/Liquids
      • Future Production
      • Historical production
    • Gas
      • Future production
      • Historical production
    • Introduction
    • Oil infrastructure
      • Oil gathering systems
    • Oil refineries
      • Al Zour
      • Shuaiba
    • Oil export terminals
    • Gas infrastructure
      • LNG import terminal
    • Capital costs
      • Capital expenditure by location
    • Operating costs
      • Operating expenditure by location
    • Key legislation
    • Key facts
      • Regulatory body
      • State oil company
      • State participation
      • Partitioned Zone
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
    • State participation
    • International boundaries
    • Overview
      • Upstream
      • Mid/Downstream
    • Current fiscal terms
    • Royalty
    • Fiscal Levy

Tables and charts

This report includes 21 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Oil, Other Liquids and Gas Reserves
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Kuwait Infrastructure Map
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Reserves and contingent resources at 01/01/2021
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2020
  • Geological map of Kuwait
  • Kuwait Generalised Stratigraphy (Widyan Basin)
  • Drilling Activity by Well Type
  • Liquid Production
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Gas Production
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Capital Expenditure by Region (US$ Million)
  • Operating Expenditure by Region (US$ Million)

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