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03KUWAIT1176
2003-03-31 15:02:00
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Kuwait
Cable title:  

TFIZ01: KUWAIT OIL UPDATE -- MARCH 31, 2003

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						C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 02 KUWAIT 001176 

SIPDIS

STATE FOR TASK FORCE 1 - EB ACTION OFFICER
STATE ALSO FOR EB/ESC AND NEA/ARP
TREASURY FOR OASIA
USDOC FOR 4520/MAC/AME
DOE FOR IE - L. COBURN AND C. WASHINGTON

E.O. 12958: DECL: 1.6 X5, X6
TAGS: EPET KU
SUBJECT: TFIZ01: KUWAIT OIL UPDATE -- MARCH 31, 2003

REF: KUWAIT 1162 AND PREVIOUS

Classified By: DCM Frank C. Urbancic for reasons 1.5. (B) and (D)

C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 02 KUWAIT 001176

SIPDIS

STATE FOR TASK FORCE 1 - EB ACTION OFFICER
STATE ALSO FOR EB/ESC AND NEA/ARP
TREASURY FOR OASIA
USDOC FOR 4520/MAC/AME
DOE FOR IE - L. COBURN AND C. WASHINGTON

E.O. 12958: DECL: 1.6 X5, X6
TAGS: EPET KU
SUBJECT: TFIZ01: KUWAIT OIL UPDATE -- MARCH 31, 2003

REF: KUWAIT 1162 AND PREVIOUS

Classified By: DCM Frank C. Urbancic for reasons 1.5. (B) and (D)


1.(C) The data set for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC)
production for March 30 was not received until the morning of
March 31, and is provided at para 2. Para 3 contains full
KPC data set for March 31. Explanatory comments follow at
para 4.


2. (C) Data set for March 30

(Begin Report)

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Daily Crude Production
All figures in bbls

This report covers activities from 0500 3/29/03 to 0500
3/30/00

Total Kuwait
Production 2,487,771

KOC Proper:
South East: 1,392,365
West: 323,745
North: 427,472
Total: 2,143,582

Wafra Joint Operations:
R/B to KOC 156,375
R/B to KNPC 0
R/B to SAT 4,966
R/B total 161,341
Eocene 43,348

KGOC:
Khafji 121,000
Hout 18,500

KEC Receipt 2,265,583 (API 30.6, Salt PTB 35.0)
KEC Stock 7,169,332
KEC Ullage 7,024,399

(End Report)


3. (C) Data set for March 31

(Begin Report)

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Daily Crude Production
All figures in bbls

This report covers activities from 0500 3/30/03 to 0500
3/31/00

Total Kuwait
Production 2,428,821

KOC Proper:
South East: 1,324,917
West: 361,161
North: 420,883
Total: 2,106,961

Wafra Joint Operations:
R/B to KOC 146,712
R/B to KNPC 0
R/B to SAT 5,154
R/B total 151,866
Eocene 30,494

KGOC:
Khafji 121,500
Hout 18,000

KEC Receipt 2,240,892 (API 30.7, Salt PTB 33.8)
KEC Stock 6,303,751
KEC Ullage 7,884,980

(End Report)

4.(C) Explanatory Comments:
Wafra Joint Operations refer to onshore concessions in
Saudi-Kuwait divided zone operated by Saudi Arabian Texaco
(SAT). R/B refers to the two producing reservoirs -- Ratawi
and Burgan.

KOC is Kuwait Oil Company
KNPC is Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation

KGOC is the Kuwaiti successor to Arabian Oil Company (AOC),
which previously operated a concession in the offshore
portions of the Saudi-Kuwait divided zone -- AOC still
operates the fields under a service agreement.
KEC refers to Kuwait Export Crude, the country's export
blend. Salt PTB refers to pounds of salt per thousand
barrels of crude oil.
JONES