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Saudi Arabia upstream summary

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24 April 2018

Saudi Arabia upstream summary

Report summary

Saudi Arabia has the highest oil production capacity in the world, estimated at 12 million b/d in 2018. The national oil company, Saudi Aramco, is responsible for keeping spare capacity broadly between 1.5 million b/d and 2.0 million b/d and this is a cornerstone of the government's oil policy. Between 2004 and 2009, Saudi Aramco undertook one of its largest-ever programmes of capacity expansion, investing around US$100 billion in a series of mega-projects to increase its total ...

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
    • Summary
    • Saudi Aramco
      • Initial public offering (IPO)
    • Introduction
    • Regional Tectonic Framework
    • Widyan - North Arabian Gulf basin
    • Major Petroleum Plays - Widyan - North Arabian Gulf Basin
      • Unayzah Formation
      • Khuff Formation
      • Marrat Formation
      • Tuwaiq Mountain Formation
      • Hanifa Formation
      • Arab Formation
      • Sulaiy Formation
      • Yamama Formation
      • Biyadh Formation
      • Shuaiba Formation
      • Wasia Formation
    • Source Rocks and Petroleum Type
    • Oil Quality
    • Licensing
      • Aramco
      • The Partitioned Zone
      • Onshore Partitioned Zone
      • Offshore Partitioned Zone
      • Other historic licence awards
      • IOC Awards
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
      • Unconventional gas
      • Deepwater exploration
    • Oil
    • Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs)
    • Gas
      • Unconventional gas
    • Oil/Liquids
      • Pre-1960
      • 1960-1990
      • 1990 to 2009
      • 2010 to Present
      • Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs)
    • Gas
    • Introduction
    • Oil infrastructure
      • Northern Area
      • Southern Area
      • East-West Area
    • Main Pipelines
      • Shedgum-Yanbu NGL pipeline (SHY-1)
      • Abqaiq-Yanbu Pipelines (Petroline)
      • Iraq Pipeline to Saudi Arabia (IPSA)
      • Trans Arabian Pipeline (TAPLINE)
    • Oil Refineries
    • Oil Export Terminals
      • Gulf Coast
      • Red Sea Coast
    • Gas infrastructure
    • Master Gas System (MGS) History
      • Berri (Associated Gas)
      • Shedgum (Associated Gas)
      • Uthmaniyah (Associated Gas)
      • Hawiyah (Non-associated Gas)
      • Haradh (Non-associated Gas)
      • Khursaniyah Gas Plant (KGP)
      • Wasit Gas Plant (Non-associated Gas)
    • Key legislation
      • Aramco
      • Nationalisation
      • Partitioned Zone (Kuwait/Saudi Arabia)
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
    • State participation
    • International boundaries
    • Licensing
    • Overview
      • Upstream
      • Mid/Downstream
    • Current fiscal terms
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Domestic Market Obligation (DMO)
      • Income Tax
    • Sample Cash Flow
      • Onshore Concession
    • Gas Exploration Contracts
      • State Equity Participation
      • Royalty
      • Natural Gas Investment Tax (NGIT)
      • Corporate Income Tax (CIT)
      • Capital Uplifts
      • Bonuses and Surface Rentals
      • Gas Sales Price
      • Condensate Sales Price
      • NGL Sales Price

Tables and charts

This report includes 26 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Map of Saudi Arabian Basins
  • Mesozoic-Cenozoic Stratigraphic Column for the Widyan - North Arabian Gulf Basin
  • Phanerozoic Stratigraphic Column for the Widyan - North Arabian Gulf Basin
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Gas Production by Sector/Type
  • Saudi Arabia Oil Infrastructure Map
  • Infrastructure: Table 2
  • Gas Infrastructure Map
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2018
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2016
  • Exploration: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Remaining and Produced Liquids and Gas Reserves
  • Reserves and resources: Table 3
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Liquids Production
  • Liquids Production by Sector
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2
  • GEM models

What's included

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Executive summary

    PDF 87.96 KB

  • Document

    Key facts

    PDF 67.19 KB

  • Document

    Location maps

    PDF 5.75 MB

  • Document

    Key companies

    PDF 108.88 KB

  • Document

    Geology

    PDF 1.98 MB

  • Document

    Exploration

    PDF 114.12 KB

  • Document

    Reserves and resources

    PDF 132.51 KB

  • Document

    Production

    PDF 154.06 KB

  • Document

    Infrastructure

    PDF 8.18 MB

  • Document

    Policy and regulation

    PDF 94.00 KB

  • Document

    Fiscal terms

    PDF 121.15 KB

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