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03KUWAIT1195 2003-04-01 14:31:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Kuwait
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TFIZ01: KUWAIT OIL UPDATE -- APRIL 1, 2003

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					  C O N F I D E N T I A L KUWAIT 001195 

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 -- APRIL 1, 2003

REF: KUWAIT 1176 AND PREVIOUS

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

1.(C) Following is the unedited data set provided by the
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) production on April 1,


2003. Explanatory comments follow at para 2.

(Begin Report)

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Daily Crude Production
All figures in bbls

This report covers activities from 0500 3/31/03 to 0500
4/01/03

Total Kuwait
Production 2,393,469

KOC Proper:
South East: 1,291,647
West: 353,939
North: 425,343
Total: 2,070,929

Wafra Joint Operations:
R/B to KOC 146,290
R/B to KNPC 0
R/B to SAT 4,942
R/B total 151,232
Eocene 26,308

KGOC:
Khafji 125,500
Hout 19,500

KEC Receipt 2,198,924 (API 30.7, Salt PTB 27.7)
KEC Stock 5,777,766
KEC Ullage 8,415,965

(End Report)

2.(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.



3. (SBU) NOTE: Post continues to distribute these updates via
SIPRNet e-mail to interested readers. To be added to the
list, send a request via SIPRNet e-mail to
SchwartzTPKuwait@state.sgov.gov.
JONES