Oil and Gas Fields: Block 7

ScreenHunter_1902 Jul. 23 10.57Name: Block 7

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: The block lies in the central part of Iraq, about 15 km East of Al Najaf and about 30 km south of Hilla and 120 km southeast of Baghdad and covers an area of around 6,000 km2. Al Diwaniya city is located within the block.

This block is in the center of the oil-prone Mesopotamia tectonic zone and close to existing infrastructure and numerous appraised discoveries.


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.