Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 48

26-November-2007

Bahrain

Bahrain Aims For 70,000 B/D Output Capacity

Bahrain is aiming to double its crude oil output capacity to 70,000 b/d through the development of the onshore Bahrain (Awali) field for which international oil companies (IOCs) have offered bids. In 2006, production from the Bahrain field averaged 35,849 b/d (MEES, 5 March). Oil and Gas Affairs Minister and National Oil and Gas Authority Chairman Abd al-Husain Mirza said on 20 November...