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Production Resumes at Nassiriyah Oil Field

By John Lee. Iraq has resumed production at the Nassiriyah oil field on Monday, a day after protesters forced it to halt operations. Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad said that the roads had previously become impassable for workers to get to the field, but employees returned to work after authorities cleared away protesters. (Source: Ministry of […]

Iraq to Build 5 New Refineries

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has reportedly announced that it will select a number of international investment companies to build five new refineries around the country: Kirkuk with a capacity of 70,000 barrels per day (bpd); Wasit capacity of 140,000 bpd; Nasiriyah capacity of 140,000 bpd; Basra card 140,000 bpd; and al-Faw […]