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Jordan to Drill at Iraq Border by end-2011

Jordan's official news agency, Petra, reports that drilling will start at the Risha natural-gas deposit straddling the country’s border with Iraq by the end of the year. Citing Energy Minister Khalid Touqan, the agency says work will start at the first of two wells to be initially drilled at a depth of between 3 kilometers […]

Call to Exploit Border Oil Field Between Iraq and Jordan

The Chairman of Anbar Province’s Council has called on the Iraqi government on Saturday to invest in al-Risha oil field with, shared between Iraq and Jordan, and to lay down clear steps to exploit the field. “We call on the Iraqi government and the Oil Ministry to expoit al-Risha Oil Field on the Iraqi side […]