Haliba oil production starts in Abu Dhabi

Oil production has begun from Haliba field on Abu Dhabi’s southeast border. Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture of ADNOC and a combine of Korea National Oil Corp. and GS Energy, expects first-phase production to reach 40,000 b/d by yearend.

Jul 3rd, 2019

Oil production has begun from Haliba field on Abu Dhabi’s southeast border (OGJ Online, Feb. 12, 2018).

Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and a combine of Korea National Oil Corp. and GS Energy, expects first-phase production to reach 40,000 b/d by yearend.

ADNOC said field appraisal and exploration have raised estimated original oil in place at Haliba to 1.1 billion bbl of oil from 180 million bbl and discovered “potential resources” in three fields designated Al Humrah, Bu Tasah, and Bu Nikhelah.

It said Al Dhafra has identified 70 prospects in the area.

ADNOC owns 60% of the joint venture. KNOC and GSE hold 40%.

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