Azadegan oil field

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"Azadegan" redirects here. For the Iranian monarchist organisation, see Iran Liberation Army. For the administrative subdivision, see Azadegan Rural District. For villages with this name in Iran, see Azadegan, Iran.
Azadegan oil field
Country Iran
Offshore/onshore onshore
Operator NIOC
Field history
Discovery 1999
Production
Current production of oil 40,000 barrels per day (~2.0×10^6 t/a)
Estimated oil in place 33,200 million barrels (~4.53×10^9 t)
Recoverable oil 5,200 million barrels (~7.1×10^8 t)
Producing formations Sarvak, Kazhdomi, Godvan, and Fahilan layers

The Azadegan oil field is an oil field in Iran. It is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Ahvaz, near the Iraqi border.

History[edit]

The first exploration well was drilled in the field in 1976, but its discovery was finalized after drilling the second well in 1999. The field has an approximate area of 900 square kilometres (350 sq mi).[1]

Reserves[edit]

Iranian authorities claim that the Azadegan field has oil-in-place reserves of about 33.2 billion barrels (5.28×10^9 m3) and recoverable resources estimated at about 5.2 billion barrels (830×10^6 m3).[2] It is one of the NIOC Recent Discoveries and the biggest oil field found in Iran in the last 30 years.

Sarvak, Kazhdomi, Godvan, and Fahilan are productive layers of the field. The current production is 40,000 barrels per day (6,400 m3/d).[2] Crude oil produced by the Fahilan layer is light while the other layers yield heavy crude.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ shana.ir Monday,November 12, 2007 Shana
  2. ^ a b "Azadegan oilfield boosts output". Tehran Times. 2010-02-02. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  3. ^ shana.ir Monday, November 12, 2007 Shana

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