Today, Saturday, the Ministry of Oil announced the implementation of a plan to invest gas associated with oil, while confirming that gas production reached 110 million cubic feet per day during the past two months.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil, Hamid Al-Zobaie, said in a press statement, "During the past two months, there was an increase in production of 50 million standard cubic feet from the northern oil fields and 60 million standard cubic feet from the fields of the south."
He added that "the South field witnessed an increase of 60 million standard cubic feet for the North Rumaila station, the fifth isolation, and its capacity reaches 120 million cubic feet per day," adding that: "Now, 60 million has entered into service as a first stage, and a new additional quantity will enter in the coming months."
He pointed out that "there is an increase in gas investment, which leads to the investment of liquids from gases from condensers and (BG), as the consumption demand from it has been met, and the export will increase, due to the increase in gas investment."
He stressed that "the ministry has a plan to fully invest the quantities of gas associated with oil production, and it is among its prepared projects, and is now under implementation."
"There are four projects during the current period, which are the Nasiriyah gas investment with a capacity of 200 million cubic feet per day, the Halfaya investment with a capacity of 300 million feet, the Artawi project in Basra gas with a production capacity of 400 million cubic feet, and the Artawi project in southern gas with a capacity of 300 million feet. cubic".
He explained that "the total of these projects is 1200 million cubic feet per day, in addition to the quantities of gas currently invested, which constitute 1500 million standard cubic feet per day," noting that "the sum of the two parties is equal to the sum of the gas produced with oil, which amounts to 2,700 million cubic feet per day." ”
He stated that "gas in recent years is a basic resource and is environmentally friendly, and its financial return is high, in addition to its high energy production in power stations, which is produced more with gas."
He pointed out that "the Ministry of Oil has worked with the Ministry of Electricity to equip the stations with the available fuel of gas, kerosene, fuel oil, fuel oil and crude oil," stressing that "the ministry is working continuously to provide fuel to all stations, and to deliver it to stations distributed throughout the country."
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