Oil and Gas Fields: Block 1

ScreenHunter_1908 Jul. 23 11.01Name: Block 1

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: The block lies within the northwestern part of Iraq, about 100 km west of Mosul by the Syria-Iraq border and covers an area of around 7,300 km2.

Status: Located in Rutba-Jezira tectonic zone, large structures remain undrilled.

Two wells have been drilled in the north and the south of the block.

Oil was tested from the Miocene and oil shows were obtained from many Mesozoic levels.

The block was offered in the fourth oil licensing round in 2012, but no bids were received.


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A full list of oil and gas fields controlled by the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad can be found here.