Kirkuk’s oil was discovered by the forebears of BP and France’s Total SA in 1927. The London-based energy giant provided technical assistance to Iraq’s state-run North Oil Co. until 2015 amid fighting in the region between government troops and Islamic State militants. Al-Luaibi had asked BP to accelerate plans to develop Kirkuk’s fields, the oil ministry said in October.
Iraq plans to boost Kirkuk capacity to as much as 750,000 b/dAn Iraqi oil employee checks pipelines at the Bai Hassan oil field, west of the multi-ethnic northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk,BP Plc agreed to help increase crude production at northern Iraq’s Kirkuk fields as part of government push to restore output and exports capacity after recapturing the oil-rich region from semi-autonomous Kurdish forces in October.
In the meantime, Iraq has taken steps to develop oil fields on its own and to be ready for when output cuts end. China ZhenHua Oil Co. will develop Iraq’s east Baghdad oil field, pending cabinet approval probably next month, Abdul Mahdy Al-Ameedi, director general of Oil Ministry’s licensing department, said. The field will require a $3 billion investment, with the target for output to be 40,000 barrels a day in five years, he said.
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Selecting a term
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