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Ribbon Cut on new Bazurgan-Halfaya-Fao Pipeline

By John Lee.

The Director General of Missan Oil Company has cut the ribbon on the 272-km crude oil pipeline from Buzurgan to Halfaya and onward to the tanks reservoir at al-Fao [al-Faw]. It starts from meeting point of the two lines from Buzurgan and Halfaya.

The 42-inch-diameter pipeline was built in cooperation with the South Oil Company (SOC) and local government in Missan and Basra.

The project includes installing of five cathode stations to protect the pipe from corrosion and eight electrical valves, as well as pump station and systems of meters to calculate mounts of exported oils and central control unit in Halfaya field, in addition to sub stations in Buzurgan and Fao.

the project will implement by the Chinese company CBC [CPP?] and Iraq’s State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP).

(Source: Missan Oil Company)

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Weatherford Completes New Well at Bazargan

By John Lee.

Missan Oil Company has announced that the US company Weatherford has successfully completed an oil well at the Bazargan field.

It has also rehabilitated another well in the same field, and one at the Faqa oil field.

According to a report from AIN, this brings the number of wells Weatherford completed at Bazargan to 17, from a total of 20 in the contract.

(Source: AIN)

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45 New Oil Wells Drilled in Maysan

By John Lee.

The Missan Oil Company has announced the completion of 45 new oil wells in the province as well as the rehabilitation of a number of old wells.

The Director General of the Company, Ali M’arij, told AIN that “the Chinese company PetroChina drilled 30 new oil wells and rehabilitated six old ones in Halfaya oil field.

Additionally, Weatherford drilled 15 new oil wells, and rehabilitated several others at the Bazirgan field.

(Source: AIN)

(Photo: Weatherford rig at Bazirgan oilfield)

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Weatherford Completes 3 Wells in Bazirgan

The Director General of the Missan Oil Company has announced that Weatherford has finished the drilling of three oil wells in Bazirgan oilfield.

The wells, (Bazirgan 30, 31, and 32) are part of a contract to drill 10 production wells and 10 reserve support wells.

Weatherford has already completed the drilling of Bazirgan 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29.

(Source: Ministry of Oil)

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CNOOC Presents Plan for Missan Oilfields

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has presented its plan to develop three Maysan oil fields: Bazirgan, Fakka, Abu Gharb.

As part of the plan, Weatherford will drill 180 oil wells.

And after finishing the review there was a discussion about the plan, and the engineering staff in MOC shared their notes and questions about some items to achieve the targets and to enhance the production capabilities for the fields.

(Source: Ministry of Oil)

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Weatherford Completes 20 Wells; 70 More Under Construction

American oil-services company Weatherford International announced on Monday that it has completed the drilling of 20 oil wells in southern Iraq, at oilfields including Rumaila and Bazergan.

Work is continuing at another 70 wells.

The company’s Director, Ramzi al-Harithy, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency during the recent Oil & Gas Exhibition in Basra that his company has no connections with the U.S. company Halliburton in developing eastern Iraq’s Majnoon oilfield.

Bazergan oil field, 24 km to the east of Amara city, is expected to reach full capacity at 2,000-3,000 barrels per day. Drilling on the oil field began on 10th September this year.

(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

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Weatherford CEO Sees More Oil Services Mergers

Reuters reports that the Chief Executive of Weathford International, one of the largest suppliers of goods and services to oil companies, said the oil services industry needed more consolidation.

Weatherford is currently operating in Iraq’s al-Bazerkan oilfield in Amara.

“We need to get larger,” said Bernard Duroc-Danner, citing the fact that oil services companies face large challenges in Iraq and in shale gas, which will require larger players.

While the industry had seen a number of deals in recent years, he added: “There’s more to come”.

(Source: Reuters)

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