Amid an escalating political and operational dispute that took the 300,000 b/d Khafji field offline, Neutral Zone’s problems are set to go from bad to worse.

The spotlight is now focused on the Wafra field, which accounts for most of the Neutral Zone’s nearly 200,000 b/d of onshore production, as an intensifying political dispute between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait now leaves operator Chevron in an awkward spot. (CONTINUED - 1057 WORDS)