TOKYO – Japan Oil Development Co. Ltd. (JODCO) has started oil production from the Nasr oil field offshore Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
In the first development phase, the INPEX subsidiary is producing through the existing facilities of the Abu Al Bukoosh (ABK) and Umm Shaif oil fields, located adjacent to Nasr. Full field development of Nasr is in progress, and after completion, the field is expected to produce oil at a peak rate of 65,000 b/d.
The oil produced from Nasr in the first development phase is transported via an existing subsea pipeline to Das Island.
Nasr is approximately 130 km (81 mi) northwest of Abu Dhabi City. INPEX has jointly developed the Nasr oil field with Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., BP, and TOTAL.