Aramco discovers Awtad and AlDahna gas fields in KSA


Saudi Aramco has discovered two new unconventional natural gas fields in KSA’s eastern region.

Awtad unconventional gas field has been discovered southwest of Ghawar field, 142 km southwest of Al-Hofuf. Gas flowed from Awtad-108001 well at a rate of 10 million scf/d, along with a daily 740 barrels of condensate, and from Awtad-100921 well, at a rate of 16.9 million scf/d, along with a daily 165 barrels of condensate.

AlDahna unconventional gas field has also been discovered 230 km southwest of Dhahran. Gas flowed from AlDahna-4 well at a rate of 8.1 million scf/d, and from AlDahna-370100 well at a rate of 17.5 million scf/d, along with a daily 362 barrels of condensate.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Energy, said that the importance of these discoveries lies in increasing the Kingdom’s natural gas reserves, which would in turn support the objectives of the Liquid Fuel Displacement Program.

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