Oil and Gas Fields: Nasiriyah

Name: Nasiriyah, also known as Nasiriya.

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: South of Baghdad

Reserves: 4.4 billion barrels of oil

Contract granted: While currently under state control, the development of the field is being offered as part of a larger project, known as the Nasiriyah Integrated Project (NIP), which will include the contruction of a 300,000 bpd refinery.

For latest news on the project please click here and here.

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