Oil and Gas Fields: Kirkuk

ScreenHunter_1721 May. 09 16.30Name: Kirkuk

Controlled by: Disputed.

Location: In the governorate of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, near the town of Kirkuk.

Discovery: 1927

Reserves:  8.7 billion barrels of oil

Size: An elongated, northwest-southeast oriented structure over 100 kilometers long and up to 4 kilometers wide.

Quality: variable

Developed by: North Oil Company

Contract granted: none

Contract duration:  n/a

Remuneration: n/a

Production started: 1934

Plateau production target:  n/a. Producing about 300k bpd early 2015.

Other companies involved in the development: BP

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