Shaybah Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Saudi Aramco
  • Country: Saudi-Arabia
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  • Production start:
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  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: 750,000 bpd


  • Shaybah, which is Saudi Aramco’s most remote oil field, is located in the southeastern section of the Kingdom
  • It produces Arabian Extra Light crude
  • Associated gas is processed at the Sabkha NGL recovery plant


  • SNC-Lavalin:
  • GE: Supply of 11 gas turbine-generators, 44 compressors, motors and services
  • Samsung HE: Central Processing Facility Expansion


  • 2006 - SNC-Lavalin awarded a contract to design and build the Shaybah Central Processing Facilities (CPF)
  • 2014 - Samsung awarded Central Processing Facility Expansion contract



  1. SNC-Lavalin Awarded Contract For The Shaybah Expansion Program In Saudi Arabia
  2. Saudi Aramco Selects GE for $500 Million Expansion Agreements
  3. Contracts signed to help boost Shaybah production

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