The director of Missan Oil Company in Southern Iraq said on Tuesday that his company had achieved an increase in its oil production by more than 3 million barrels in 2010.
“Our Company has achieved an increase in its oil production from its oil fields of 3.215 million barrels of oil in 2010, compared with its production for 2009,” Ali Maarij told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Maarij said that his Company had achieved the exploration of 4 new oil fields in different parts of the Province, along with a study to develop the border oil fields, through coordination with the Iranian side.
The production capacity of Missan Oil Fields exceeds 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), whilst the geographic area of Missan Province comprises six productive oil fields, including Bazergan, Abi-Gharb, Fakka, Halfaya, Imara, as well as the Majnoon oil field that is under joint control between the Missan Oil Company and the Southern Oil Company, according to the Aswat al-Iraq report.
The same geographic area consists of five discovered and non-produced fields, such as Howaiza, al-Rafi’e, Rafidain al-Sharqi, Dujeila and Komeit.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)