No 9

4 March 2002


Leak At Gathering Center Cuts Burgan Output By 60,000 B/D

A leak at a Gathering Station 6 (GC-6) in Burgan oilfield on 25 February led to a 60,000 b/d cutin output. A Kuwait OilCompany (KOC) official said the leak wasnt major and it was controlled. Itwill not affect our total output as production is being compensated. Part ofthe GC had to be shut down, and production fell from90,000 b/d to 30,000 b/d. Burgans capacity is 1.1mn b/d, and production fromthe field...