Danan Oil Field (Iran)

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Danan Oil Field is an operating oil field in Iran.

Project Details

Main Data

Table 1: Field-level project details for Danan Oil Field

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Danan Operating[1] Iranian Offshore Oil Company[2] National Iranian Oil Company (100.0%)[2] 1971[3] 1993[4]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Reserves of Danan Oil Field

million bbl = million barrels of oil
Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year Source
oil primary reserves 226.5 million bbl 2007 [5]
oil secondary reserves 53 million bbl 2007 [5]
oil recoverable reserves 279.6 million bbl 2007 [5]
oil oil in place 3738 million bbl 2015 [4]
oil original oil in place 1061 million bbl 2007 [6]

Table 3: Production from Danan Oil Field

million bbl/y = million barrels of oil per year million bbl = million barrels of oil
Category Fuel Description Quantity Units Data Year Source
cumulative production oil 27 million bbl 2015 [4]
production oil 2.92 million bbl/y 2015 [4]


Table 4: field-level location details for Danan Oil Field

Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Onshore, Iran[6] 32.614, 47.5312 (exact)[6]

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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