• New discoveries of heavy oil north in Kuwait


    The possibility of extracting about 450 barrels per day
    New discoveries of heavy oil north in Kuwait

    Kuwait Oil Company succeeded in recording new finds for the production of heavy oil in the North of Kuwait. According to ' German ', tests and checks for a possibility of extracting wells about 450 barrels a day, without the use of steam in the extraction with high expectations increased the quantities produced using steam, ' Ratqa ' wells currently ranges between 100 and 150 barrels a day without using steam, studies were conducted on the reservoir after a seismic survey had shown the feasibility of extracting heavy oil. Meanwhile, the Kuwait oil tanker co. received a giant crude oil tanker, officially ' derwaza ' after the tanker successfully completed all construction programs and the necessary tests in accordance with the specifications and laws. The company said that its Executive Chairman Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al-Sabah signed receipt of new carriers here today representing the company, while the company's Korean side as ' Daewoo ' Middle East India Company official me to park in the presence of the Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea in Kuwait launched Poonam.

    The company explained that the tanker trucks ' gross up ' to derwaza 2.2 million barrels, the second within five tankers to be built in Daewoo Shipbuilding and heavy engineering in South Korea by Koji island. The receipt of the tanker comes within the framework of the third phase of the modernization of the fleet which includes the construction of four giant oil tankers and oil products tanker to Daewoo and four double hull tankers, petroleum products, indicating that the receipt of such a fleet tanker company 24 tankers of various sizes and purposes. The tanker fleet meets the need of the global marketing plans to the KPC, and reported that the tanker derwaza almost 330 m in length and 60 meters and draught of up to 22.5 m and speed of 16.2 knots, fuel consumption and economic competition in the leasing market, in addition to a full dump load speed in less than 24 hours.

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