Kuwait and Saudi Arabia agreed to stop production from the Al-Khafji crude oil field – part of their shared Neutral Zone – as of June 1, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The shutdown comes just months after both countries agreed to resume production at the Neutral Zone. Total production at the Neutral Zone, which comprises the offshore Al-Khafji and onshore Wafra fields, was 260,000 b/d in April, with each country sharing output 50-50. Kuwait’s share of the Wafra field was 60,000 b/d at the time and the Al-Khafji share was about 70,000 b/d, signaling the shut down will remove about 140,000 b/d from the […]