The ministry of oil declared for the extinguishing of the well No.81 in Qayara oil field.
The spokesman of the ministry Mr. Assim Jihad said that the technical and engineering staff of the north oil company (NOC) and the supporting teams from the oil companies, the civil defense and the military effort was able to extinguish the well in Ninawa governorate.
He said also that Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil praised the national efforts of the workers from the technical & engineering teams which are related to the oil companies, in addition to the supporting authorities for their efforts to control over the oil wells fire which is a complicated process. But the national keenness, the motivation, the experience and the faithful efforts of the workers contributed to shorten the time, efforts and spends
Mr. Jihad said also that the workers of the technical teams are working on to control over the last remaining well which was burnt by the terrorist gangs of ISIS .they are also removing the explosives which was set by the terrorist gangs around the wells.
It is worthy to say that Qayara oil field contains (50) oil wells. (34) Of them were sabotaged and (18) of the sabotaged wells were burnt.