NO. 33


Qatar Plans To Raise Production Capacity To Over 500,000 B/D By Year 2000

Activities In Producing Fields

The current output of around 420,000 b/d from the four presently producingfields onshore Dukhan and offshore Idd el-Shargi North Dome, Maydan Mahzam andBul Hanine represents an average annual depletion rate of 9.6% of the developedreserves of 1.6bn barrels, but is only 3.6% of the available reserves of 4.2bnbarrels. Accordingly, QGPC officials hope that this...