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Kuwait upstream summary

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Report summary

Kuwait is a key oil producing country located between Iraq and Saudi Arabia at the head of the Persian Gulf. Production costs are amongst the lowest in the world. Oil is produced from a few giant oil fields.Greater Burgan accounts for about 50% of the country's oil and gas output. Other field include Raudhatain and Sabriyah in northern Kuwait, and Minagish and Umm Gudair in the west. The offshore Khafji field is an extension of Safaniyah in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest offshore oil field.

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    Executive summary

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    Key facts

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    Location maps

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    Key companies

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    Reserves and resources

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This report includes 22 images and tables including:


  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2018
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2016
  • Remaining and Produced Reserves Oil, Other Liquids and Gas
  • Kuwait Infrastructure Map
  • Geological Map of Kuwait
  • Kuwait Generalised Stratigraphy (Widyan Basin)
  • Drilling Activity by Well Type
  • Drilling Activity and Commercial Success Rates
  • Kuwait Liquids Production (including 50% share from the Partitioned Neutral Zone)
  • Gas Production


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Infrastructure: Table 2
  • GEM models
  • Fiscal terms: Table 3

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