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Block 53 - Mukhaizna

The Block 53 concession area contains the Mukhaizna oil field, a large, heavy oil development located in south-central Oman. We participate in Block 53 our affiliate Liwa Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala that holds a 15% participating interest in the project. 

In consultation with Oman’s Ministry of Oil & Gas, we have worked as a partner with a number of stakeholders, to design and implement the large-scale Mukhaizna steam flood project, the largest in the region.  Partners in the project include the Oman Oil Company E&P, Indian Oil Company, Total E&P Oman, Partex (Oman) Corporation and Occidental Mukhaizna LLC, the designated operator of the field.

Mukhaizna today is utilizing the most extensive steam flood system in the region and currently has an oil treating capacity of more than 190,000 bopd and steam injection capacity of greater than 600,000 barrels of steam per day (bspd) at 97% steam quality. By the end of 2018, Mukhaizna was producing over 113,000 bopd, a significant increase since the partnership took over development of the field in 2005.

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