The onshore Burgan Field in the desert of southeastern Kuwait is one of the world's largest and richest oil fields. After its discovery in February, 1938, the US & UK owned Gulf Oil Corporation began commercial oil production at Burgan in 1946. Kabeer Burgan, is so rich that it is one of the world's easiest production sites. There are no rising and falling oil derricks at Burgan like the ones seen at other oil fields. That is because oil practically flows to the surface on its own. Burgan has helped Kuwait become one of the largest oil exporters on the planet. Burgan accounts for more than half of Kuwait's proven oil reserves. ...more on Wikipedia about "Burgan Field"
Ghawar Field is an oil field in Saudi Arabia. It is located about 100 km WSW from the city of Dhahran in the Eastern Provice. Measuring 280 km by 30 km, it is by far the largest conventional oil field in the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ghawar Field"
Saudi Aramco's Qatif Project, the largest crude increment built in recent times, adds 650,000 barrels (103,000 m³) per day to the 150,000 barrels (24,000 m³) per day already produced from the Abu Safah field. At 800,000 barrels (127,000 m³) per day, Qatif becomes world’s largest crude production facility. In addition, it produces 370 million standard cubic feet (10,000,000 m³) per day of associated gas and 40,000 barrels (6,000 m³) per day of high-value condensate. No single project has ever pumped 800,000 barrels (127,000 m³) per day of crude oil, all at once into the global energy markets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Qatif project"
Ras Sudar is an oil field on the Gulf of Suez. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ras Sudar"
The Rumaila Field is an oil field in southern Iraq that also spills over into Kuwait, possession of this field led to disputes between Iraq and Kuwait and was one of reasons for Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rumaila Field"
West Qurna is one of Iraq's largest oil fields, loacated north of Rumaila field, west of Basra. West Qurna is believed to hold 11 to 15 billion barrel (1.8 to 2.4 km³) of recoverable reserve and have production potential of 0.8 to 1.0 million barrel per day (1.5 to 1.8 m³/s). ...more on Wikipedia about "West Qurna Field"
Yadavaran Field is an oil field located in Khuzestan, Iran. The name is new, as the field is made up of two former fields, Koushk (discovered in 2000) and Hosseinieh (discovered in 2002). After researchers discovered that the two fields were actually connected, the field was renamed as the Yadavaran Field. The field is estimated to have reserves of up to 17 billion barrels (2.7 km³) of oil, with 3 billion barrels (0.5 km³) considered to be recoverable. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yadavaran Field" www.shortopedia.com - forget the rest.
Yibal is the largest oilfield in Oman. It began production in 1968, and at its peak had a production of nearly 250 000 barrels/day. In recent years, it has begun to decline, and in 2005 produces about 88 000 barrels/day. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yibal"
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