Tag Archives | Yamamah

Increasing Oil Production at West Qurna 2

By John Lee. Iraq's Oil Minister, Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, has announced the start of experimental operations at the Yamamah reservoir in the West Qurna 2 oil field, with the aim of increasing output from the reservoir from 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 350,000 bpd. When fully implemented, the development would bring total production at […]

Dragon Oil Updates on Operations

By John Lee. In its 2014 Full-Year Results, Dragon Oil gave the following update on its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: On 10 September 2014, the partners in Block 9 in Iraq, Dragon Oil (30%) and Kuwait Energy (70% and operator), announced their first oil discovery at the consortium's first target, the Mishrif formation, reached at […]

Lukoil Earmarks $4.5bn for West Qurna 2

Russia’s Lukoil aims to produce 120,000 barrels of oil a day at Iraq’s   field by the end of 2012, and is seeking customers for the fuel in Asia, according to a report from BusinessWeek. The Moscow-based company plans to begin selling crude from the field in 2013, Paul Hawkins, director of supply and trading […]