Oil and Gas Fields: East Baghdad

ScreenHunter_1467 Feb. 12 17.30Name: East Baghdad

Controlled by: Ministry of Oil (Baghdad).

Location: Baghdad and Salahadin governorates, 10 kilometres east of Baghdad city. Densely populated.

Discovery: 1976

Reserves: 8 billion barrels of oil

Size: 65 kilometres long and 11 kilometres wide, covering only the section north-west of
the Diyala river.

Developed by: ZhenHua [Jinhua].

Contract granted: No bids were received in second licensing round (2009), but the Chinese company ZhenHua was granted an initial contract in late 2017.

For latest news on the project please click here.

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