Oil and Gas Fields: Block 5

ScreenHunter_1904 Jul. 23 10.58Name: Block 5

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: The block lies in the west part of Iraq, about 20 km south of Al Rutbah city, in the Western Desert and close to the border with Saudia Arabia. The block covers an area of around 7,000 km2.

The block is on the Rutbah uplift, southwest of the Akkas discovery.


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


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