Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).
Location: In the Basra region, about 20 miles from the Kuwaiti border.
Reserves: 17.7 billion barrels of oil.
Size: 38 kilometers long and 12 kilometers wide.
Quality: The oil is sweet (low in sulphur) and around 34°API Gravity.
Contract granted: 2009
Contract duration: 20 years.
Remuneration: $2.00 per barrel of oil.
Plateau production target: In 2014, the final production target was revised down from 2.85 million barrels per day (bpd) to 2.1 million bpd by 2016.
Other companies involved in the development: Petrofrac, China Petroleum and Engineering Construction Corporation (CPECC), Frontier Pitts, Baker Hughes, G4S, Schlumberger, Crescent, WorleyParsons, Frazer-Nash Consultancy, Cameron, Amec Foster Wheeler, Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group (ZPEC).
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A full list of oil and gas fields controlled by the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad can be found here.