Saudi Aramco Logs Gas Pay at Kassab-1

Ghawar Gas Field, Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Aramco has discovered a new gas field south of Ghawar in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

On Aug. 7, the Kassab-1 well tested gas in the Jauf reservoir at 15,750 feet. The well flowed 16.2 million standard cubic feet of gas per day at a wellhead pressure of 1,520 psi on a 44/64-inch choke.

Kassab-1 is 50 km south of Ghawar Field and 220 km southeast of Riyadh.

Abd Allah S. Al-Saif, senior vice president of Exploration and Producing, expressed his appreciation and thanks to all the teams whose hard work led to this discovery.


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