Middle East Economic Survey


No 35


Al-Khafji Offshore PZ Field Development Limited To Maintaining Current Output

The Phase 1 field development plan for al-Khafji oilfield in the offshore Partitioned (Neutral) Zone (PZ) is aimed at maintaining current output there at 300,000 b/d, rather than expanding it, MEES learns. Kuwaiti officials in the past have talked of raising offshore PZ output to 350,000 b/d (MEES, 2 December 2002). But this goal seems unlikely to be achieved at...