Exploration & Production

Bahrain makes major find in Khaleej Al Bahrain Basin

Bahrain has discovered a tight oil and deep gas resource in the Khaleej Al Bahrain Basin off the kingdom’s west coast.
By Staff reporter 3 April 2018 0 30244

Bahrain has discovered a tight oil and deep gas resource in the Khaleej Al Bahrain Basin off the kingdom’s west coast.

It is Bahrain’s largest oil discovery since 1932, according to a government statement.

“Detailed analysis of the find’s content, size and extraction viability has been undertaken alongside internationally renowned petroleum industry consultants DeGolyer and MacNaughton,” said Bahraini Oil Minister Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Khalifa.

The find shows huge volumes of oil but the gas potential is limited, a Bahrain Petroleum Co. source told Interfax Natural Gas Daily last...