Oil and Gas Fields: Block 3

ScreenHunter_1906 Jul. 23 10.59Name: Block 3

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: The block lies within the western part of Iraq, about 240 km west of Ramadi and covers and area of around 7,000 km2.

This block is in the Western Desert, close to, and due west of, the Akkas oil and gas discovery (1993) in Khabour formation.

Status: Topography is generally desert pavement, except for wadi drainage.

No wells have been drilled in this block.

The block was offered in the fourth oil licensing round in 2012, but no bids were received.

Indonesia's Pertamina has reportedly claimed to have an interest in the field.


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A full list of oil and gas fields controlled by the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad can be found here.