Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).
Location: The block lies in northwest Iraq, about 150 km West of Tikrit, to the south of Block 1 and covers and area of around 8,000 km2.
It is located in the Rutba-Jezira tectonic zone, on the Jezira plain so is readily accessible
Status: Several undrilled structures have been identified.
One well drilled on this block showed oil stains in the Cretaceous and gas-cut mud from the Khabour formation (Ordovician).
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.