Economy of Resistance: Production and Job Creation
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Development Project of Dorood Oil Field

Geographical Location

Dorood Oil Field is located in Kharg Island, northwest of the Persian Gulf.

Main Objectives

The project aims at drilling of new production and injection wells to raise crude oil reserves from 1.5 billion to 2.5 billion barrels. This project will raise crude oil average production to 90,000 (+-5%) barrels of oil per day.

Main Activities

Drilling of 29 new production and injection wells (15 production wells, 12 water injection wells and 2 gas injection wells drilled to inject gas and water to the reservoir) to increase the producible crude oil from 1.5 billion to 2.5 billion barrels and increase the oil production to 90,000 barrels per day

Main Contractor

EPI Co. and ENI Co. 55%-45% partnership

Key Contractual Dates

Effective date: March 1999

Start of production raise: April 2002 (completed)

Start of water injection operation: July 2005 (completed)

Start of gas injection operation: July 2005 (completed)

Start-up of oil treatment unit: July 2005 (completed)

Completion date: July 2008 (approved and completed)

All sections of the project were submitted to Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) and the whole project was completed in 2008.

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