March 20 2018 11:31 p
Oil Minister Jabbar al-Obeibi said that the ministry is continuing to launch plans and projects for the establishment of refineries outside the country for the benefit of Iraq, and large investment projects inside the country in the liquidation sector, including Kirkuk refinery and refinery Maysan, Nasiriyah, Faw, Anbar, Nineveh and others, which contributes to raising the productive capacity of oil derivatives in the country.
In the same context, the Ministry is keen to enhance production capacity. Al-Allaibi inaugurated the wet oil processing unit in the West Qurna field with a capacity of 50 thousand barrels, which is working to increase the production rates in the oil fields through the projects carried out in cooperation with international companies operating or through National effort.
During his meeting with a number of jurists, Al-Allaibi described the project as a "feat." He explained that the completion of the project, which was accomplished in record time during the projects implemented by the ministry in cooperation with the international companies operating Exxon Mobil Zone and the national effort, which will increase the total capacity of the station to 160 thousand barrels per day, and improves the quality of production, as it will restart 15 wells were closed because of the impact of water, which will boost production rates by 20 thousand barrels.
"The completion of this unit will increase production rates in the field, which will boost the production capacity of Iraq," ExxonMobil's representative, Zoon Roehner, said. "One million hours of non-stop work has been completed in two years through SEBEC."
The representative of the company Sibek, "The project was completed at a cost less than the budget planned by 10%, which is among four projects to raise production capacity to high rates." The Chairman of the Joint Committee for the management of West Qurna 1 / Hassan Mohammed, "The project, High standards achieved in record time, and three months ahead of schedule, which was reflected positively in raising the rate of production of the field during the year. "Hassan Mohammed said that during the completion of the project to rehabilitate the national staff and training them to acquire new expertise, noting that the ministry is determined to open a processing unit Seventh wet oil soon after.
The Minister of Oil, on the important negotiations with investment companies to develop the fields of Ben Omar and Artawi in the province of Basra, explaining that "the negotiations between the Ministry of Oil and the coalition of companies is still about the current production of the two fields," noting that "the ministry aspires to develop a capacity of 550 thousand barrels Of light oil, and the production of 1000 million cubic feet of gas. "He explained that" this is in return for the coalition of companies to establish a project to inject water with a capacity of 5 million barrels per day, and build a warehouse in Nahran Omar and Nabubin Bahriin and Anbubin Bryan, "pointing out that" this project Is very important and will develop the area north of Basra and will provide jobs and put Iraq in m Place an advanced marketing light oil. "
The minister also stressed the importance of building positive, cooperative and participatory relations with civil society institutions and scientific centers for research and universities. He said that the ministry supports all trends that develop science, scientists and scientific universities. Continuing this trend with the University of Basra.
He stressed the absorption of Iraqi manpower in the projects and fields that are operating by foreign companies within the fields of licensing rounds and according to ratios previously determined in the form of contracts concluded.
He also stressed the development of service infrastructure, and coordination between the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Agriculture to plant ornamental trees in some of the central carrots from the streets of Basra province, earlier implemented several service projects in the province, including the establishment of a tourist resort in Muftiya and the development and rehabilitation of the river Ashar and the establishment of schools and roads Building bridges and supporting cancer hospital in the province, and other
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