The description of the development and facilities of the Margham field in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the subject of this paper. In February, 1980, ARCO International Oil and Gas Co., adivision of Atlantic Richfield, signed a concession agreement with the Government of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. In March, 1982, with Britoil as a partner, a discovery well was completed that confirmed a thick accumulation of gas condensate.

The principals agreed to immediate development, and construction of the production facilitieswas completed in late 1984.

This gas-condensate field is currently producing 24,000 barrels per day (3815 m3/day) of condensate and reinjecting 300 MMSCFD (8.5 × 106 standard m3/day) of the produced gas. As of October 1, 1985 it hadproduced eight million barrels (1.27 × 106m3).

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