Arab Times

Kuwait discovers nine oil wells, 8 large oil reservoirs in 3 years


KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Since 2018 Kuwait has discovered nine oil wells and 8 large oil reservoirs and that two wells were already transferre­d to the Asset Management sector in March 2021, reports Al-Anba daily quoting highrankin­g oil sources.

The same sources said during fiscal 2019/2020, 6 new wells were discovered -- Al-Manaqeesh in the Yabbeth field, the Heth reservoir in the Al-Rawdatain field, the Lower Al-Marat in the Kahlulah field, Al-Marat in Al-Qasha’aniya, Al-Marat in Homa and the Najma Sargelo well in the Kabd field.

The sources pointed out when any new oil reservoir is discovered, it goes through a series of stages until it moves from the exploratio­n stage to the production stage, which begins with the stage of determinin­g the location of potential oil through geological studies, and then moving to the production stage, where it is handed over to the developmen­t of fields sector, and then begins production down to the maximum rates required.

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