New Oilfield Discovered in Maysan

By John Lee.

The Energy Committee of Maysan's Provincial Council has announced the discovery of an oil field in Ezair district, 70 km southwest of the city of Amara (pictured).

The Committee's Chairman, Amer Nasrallah, told NINA that an exploratory well had been drilled to a depth of 4,260 meters at the Deemeh field, and it is expected to discover large quantities of crude oil in various parts of the field.

He said the experts' early information suggests that the field could contain about 10 billion barrels.

(Source: NINA)

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