Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazprom Neft Middle East B.V. has produced its two-millionth tonne of oil since beginning business manufacturing at its Sarqala subject within the Kurdsitan Region of Iraq.
First oil was obtained on the Garmian block, which incorporates the Sarqala subject, in 2011. Commercial oil shipments commenced in 2015, with the commissioning of the Sarqala-1 effectively. The second manufacturing effectively was launched in 2018. A 3rd effectively, with manufacturing capability of 12,000 barrels per day (bpd), has now gone into operation on the subject — the launch of which has seen whole every day manufacturing volumes improve by 25 %, reaching 35,000 barrels. Total cumulative manufacturing on the subject now stands at two million tonnes, or greater than 15 million barrels of oil for the reason that begin of business manufacturing 4 years in the past.
Field infrastructure has seen appreciable enlargement all through this asset’s improvement, with a brand new high- and low-pressure separation processing line constructed right here, along with two 17,000-barrel-capacity reservoirs (tanks), and the reconstruction of the oil-tanker loading programs — this modernisation offering transportation and storage capability for considerably larger oil manufacturing. A reservoir-water utilisation unit will probably be constructed on the Sarqala subject this yr, with throughput capability of 5,000 barrels per day.
Gazprom Neft Middle East B.V. CEO Sergei Petrov commented: “The manufacturing of the two-millionth tonne of oil at Sarqala marks a big level in growing this essential and promising asset. We’ve made nice strides in our 4 years’ working on the Garmian block, commissioning three wells and setting up cutting-edge and extremely developed infrastructure. In shifting into a brand new part in growing this subject we have already got detailed info on the geological traits of the area. This means we’ll, very shortly, have the ability to decide the course of the additional improvement of this asset within the Middle East.”
(Source and picture: Gazprom Neft – Gazprom Neft employee in Sarqala subject)
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