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Reservoir Characterization of Shuaiba Formation (Aptian), Khabaz Oil Field, Kirkuk Area, NE IraqNormal access

Authors: B. Al-Qayim and F. Qadir
Event name: Second EAGE Workshop on Iraq
Session: Other Reservoirs
Publication date: 15 September 2013
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20131473
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 332.48Kb )
Price: € 20

The Shuaiba Formation (Aptian) of Kirkuk area is an extensive shelf carbonate extends over most of central and southern Iraq, and far beyond onto the Arabian Gulf region forming one of the most important Cretaceous reservoir of the Middle East region. The first oil well (Kz-1) was drilled in August of 1976 which was penetrated the Shuaiba Formation section and reveals oil accumulation of 32 API type with considerable reserves.

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