Oil and Gas Fields: Nahr Bin Umar

Name: Nahr Bin Umar, also known as Nahr Umr, Nahran Omar.

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: 15 km to the north of Basra.

Discovery: 1940s

Reserves:  6.5 billion barrels of oil, 12 bcf gas.

Size: 40 km long by 25 km wide

Developed by:  South Oil Company (SOC)

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