BIP aims to produce an additional 250,000 barrels per day of Arabian Light crude oil from the Berri Oil Field to reach 500,000 barrels per day to maintain Saudi Aramco’s maximum capacity by early 2023.

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Based on the Program, a new Gas Oil Separation Plant will be installed in Abu Ali Island, as well as additional gas processing facilities at the Khursaniyah Gas Plant (KGP) to process 40,000 barrels per day of hydrocarbon condensate. Related pipelines, water injection facilities, onshore drilling sites, drilling islands and offshore facilities are also included.

According to the contract, two drilling islands will be constructed near shore at the north and south sides of the King Fahad Industrial Port (KFIP) causeway in Jubail, to support the Berri field production capacity islands.

The two drill sites will have an approximate overall area of 616,553 square meters and 263,855 square meters respectively. They will have been completed by mid-2020