[size=36]The Minister of Oil stresses the importance of developing the Eridu field and investing in gas in West Qurna/2[/size]
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, Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, stressed today, Thursday, the importance of developing the Arido field and investing gas in West Qurna/2.
The ministry's media office said in a statement, "Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail received the Vice President of Lukoil for Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa Stepan Gorji and his accompanying delegation."
He added, "The meeting took place in the presence of the First Deputy of the National Oil Company, Hamid Younis, and the Director General of the Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Department, Ali Maarij, and from the Russian side, the Director General of Lukoil Mid-East Ltd. Alexei Yakovlev, the project manager of the tenth patch of Lukoil Company, Edward Chiluynch, and the Deputy Director of the Iraq branch, Director The representative office of Lukoil Mid-East Ltd. in Baghdad, Rasan Sidnafi.
The Minister of Oil stressed the importance of "accelerating and directing development and production operations from the Arido field, which is located within the tenth exploration block located between the governorates of Muthanna and Dhi Qar, due to its importance in enhancing national production," noting that "the ministry is awaiting the approval of the Council of Ministers on the joint development program for the said field." .
He praised the "technical development study prepared by Lukoil in cooperation with the national effort," expressing his hope to "begin production operations during the coming period."
The Minister of Oil stressed "the need to continue developing the West Qurna 2 field within the development program, to maintain and increase production, and to work on improving economic indicators that are in the interest of both parties," pointing out "the importance of expediting the expansion of optimal investment projects for the associated gas from the aforementioned field." Ended 29/N33