Bahrain’s Tatweer Petroleum – a joint-venture (JV) of Nogaholding, the investment arm of Bahrain’s National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA); the UAE’s state-owned Mubadala; and American independent Occidental (Oxy) – is facing difficulties in realizing its goal of producing 100,000 b/d by 2020.

It is applying secondary recovery and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques, such as steam injection and four waterflood test wells at Awali, Bahrain’s only producing onshore oil field; however, the results of these tests are not entirely encouraging, MEES understands. (CONTINUED - 689 WORDS)