West Qurna production is approaching half a million barrels per day
Basra / peace Khazaal
The operating staff director of the field Hussein al - Jabri said in an interview to the extent "that the West first Qurna , which includes wells producing crude oil and 3 terminals for storage field, as well as a station for water injection capacity of 300 thousand barrels.
In addition, the Director of Operations in the West Qurna field , Karim Jassem pointed in an interview to the extent "that the West Qurna field is witnessing the implementation of new projects related to the development Alkhoznip amplitude of the field , which includes three stations , Storage, and these projects are in the eighth leg of the field.
Said Jassim, said the plant included the completion of four tanks each with a capacity of about 5 thousand cubic meters, in addition to the new export system, Mstrsla also that this project will contribute to providing Alkhoznip amplitude, and not to resort to stop production in the case of any emergency in the storage stations and export.
He pointed out, the existence of a project for the production of gas associated with oil at the West Qurna field is implemented by the company "Shell" oil under the supervision of the Basra Gas Company, spends total production of about 275 Mqmqa, gas in three phases form on to be the first stage at a rate of 80 Mqmqa day within production plants field "
the Exxon Mobil oil company is investing for the West Qurna field in the north of Basra , according to oil licensing rounds , which Iraq signed with oil companies invested decades.