By John Lee.
The senior deputy minister for oil has said that production at the Badra oilfield in Wasit province will reach 65,000 bpd by the end of this year.
Fayadh H. Niema made the announcement during his inspection visit to two oil and gas treatment units at the field.
Assim Jihad, spokesman for the ministry, said that the consortium of the oil companies headed by Gazprom has achieved a significant progress with the completion of the two units and the extension of the gas pipeline to the Zubaidiya power station.
(Source: Ministry of Oil)