Zuluf Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Saudi Aramco
  • Country: Saudi Arabia
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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Description

  • Zuluf is the northernmost offshore oilfield and Saudi Arabia's fifth super-giant. The average water depth at Zuluf is 118 feet. The field was discovered in 1965 and started production in 1973
  • Gas is sent to the Khursaniyah Gas Processing Plant

Contractors

  • HHI: Jacket, Pile, Topside Module & Bridge
  • Saipem: Compression platform and pipeline EPIC

History

  • 1965 - Zuluf Oil Field discovered
  • 1973 - Oil production started
  • 1984 - Saipem awarded compression platform contract

Geology

  • The Khafji reservoir is a sandstone formation that generally consists of two production horizons, the Khafji main sand and the upper Khafji stringer

Links

  1. Hyundai Heavy Industries Platform References
  2. Saipem Pipeline References
  3. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  4. The devil is in the production details of Saudi Arabia

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