Mr. Fayadh H. Niema the senior deputy minister of oil announced for the elevation of the oil production from Badra field in Wasit province to (65) thousand barrels/ day within the end of this year.
Mr. Niema said during his inspection visit to the two units of oil & gas treatment in the field, with the responsible members of the ministry and the director of the media office that the ministry is working hard to apply its plans to raise the oil production and develop the oil fields according to the program which was agreed about with the international companies and the production of Badra field is going to elevate within the end of 2016. He said also that there is (40) thousand barrels/ day will be added to the oil production of the current year, in addition to the production of (92) MSCF to operate the Zubaidiya power station in Wasit province in addition to the (730) tons of the liquefied gas.
Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry said that the consortium of the oil companies leaded by (Gazprom) have achieved a big progress by the accomplishment of the two units of oil & gas production, in addition to the gas pipeline extension to the Zubaidiya power station. He said also that the use of modern technology in the drilling sector helped to accomplish the project in a short time in spite of the complicated geological structure of the field.
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