Mukhaizna Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Oxy
  • Country: Oman
  • Location: South-central Oman
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: two billion barrels of heavy crude
  • Production Volume: The 2011 exit rate of gross daily oil production at the Mukhaizna Field was nearly 124,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day


  • At the Mukhaizna Field, Oxy has implemented an aggressive drilling and development program, including a major pattern steam flood project for enhanced oil recovery. To produce feed water for the steam needed for the project, non-potable water from multiple sources, such as water separated from oil production, is conditioned using various technologies — including the largest mechanical vapor compressors ever built.


  • Mott MacDonald: Detailed design and engineering services
  • Dodsal Engineering: Mukhaizna Central Processing and Satellite Facilities Project
  • Process Group: 2 x Induced Gas Flotation Units


  • 2004 - Oxy signed a new production-sharing contract for the Mukhaizna oilfield
  • 2005 - Oxy became the operator of the field



  1. Oxy, Oman
  2. Mott MacDonald: Mukhaizna Heavy Crude Oil
  3. Process Group Oil And Gas Processing References

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