Dukhan Field

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Dukhan Field is a large petroleum-producing field extending over an area of approximately 80 km in Dukhan, Qatar. The first well was drilled in 1939/1940 and the first export of petroleum from Dukhan went out in 1949.[1] The field produces up to 335,000 barrels (53,300 m3) of crude oil per day.

Overview[edit]

The onshore Dukhan field, located along the west coast of the peninsula, is the country’s largest producing oil field.[2] It contains 4 reservoirs - Khatiyah, Fahahil and Jaleha/Diyab, 3 are oil reservoirs, and 1 contains non-associated gas. Oil and gas are separated in 4 degassing stations; Khatiyah North, Khatiyah Main, Fahahil Main and Jaleha. Stabilized crude is transported by pipeline to the Mesaieed port.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Dukhan". Qatar Petroleum. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ EIA 2007

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Coordinates: 25°26′55″N 50°47′15″E / 25.4485°N 50.7874°E / 25.4485; 50.7874