Name: Ahdab, also known as Al-Ahdab, Alahdab
Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad)
Location: Wasit province, 180 km south-east of Baghdad
Reserves: 1 billion barrels of oil. The field also holds 750 billion standard cubic feet (scf) of associated gas reserves, however no plans have been announced for their commercial development, in which case the gas would likely be flared or reinjected.
Size: 303 square kilometres
Developed by: CNPC (75%), North Oil Company (25%)
Contract granted: 2008
Contract duration: 23 years
Remuneration: Believed to be $6 per barrel
Production started: 2011
Plateau production target: [Output reached 140,000 bpd in November 2012, from 170 wells]
Other companies involved in the development:
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A full list of oil and gas fields controlled by the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad can be found here.