By John Lee.
Iraq's Ministry of Oil has signed an agreement of principles with the French company Total for four major energy projects in the country:
- Plants to collect and refine associated natural gas at the fields of Artawi [Ratawi], West Qurna 2, Majnoon, Tuba [Subba] and Lahais [Luhais]. This will include a Central Gas Complex at Artawi;
- Development of the Artawi field;
- The integrated seawater project [Common Seawater Supply Project (CSSP)?], which the ministry has been trying to implement for more than ten years; and,
- A 1,000MW solar energy plant.
(Source: Ministry of Oil)