Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).
Location: The block lies in the southwest part of the western Iraqi desert.
It is approximately 70 km west of Samawa city and about 80 km south of Najaf city.
Numerous undrilled structures are identified in this block in the largely untested Salman tectonic zone.
One well has been drilled on this block which provided valuable stratigraphic information with regards to the petroleum system and facies changes.
Status: The block was offered in the fourth oil licensing round in 2012, but no bids were received.
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