Economy of Resistance: Production and Job Creation
2017 25 April Fa

Development Project of Darquain Oil Field, Phases 1&2

Geographical Location

30 kilometers to the north of Khorramshahr, 100 kilometers to the southwest of Ahwaz along Ahwaz-Khorramshar road

Main Objectives

  • first stage production: reaching a daily production of 14,000 barrels of crude oil (25 months after the effective date of the contract)
  • early production of the second stage: increasing the daily production to 46,000 barrels of crude oil (61 months after the effective date of the contract)
  • final production of the second stage: increasing the daily production to 60,000 barrels of crude oil (73 months after the effective date of the contract)
  • first stage processes: drilling of 5 production wells and transmission of the produced oil to existing installations in phases 1&2
  • second stage processes: drilling of 21 production wells, 6 gas injection wells, 5 infill wells, 2 water disposal injection wells, and construction of all installations for gas injection and crude oil processing
  • the total cost of the project is estimated to be USD 1.656 billion

Main Contractor(s)

Phases 1 and 2: ENI, NICO

11 / 3 / 2017