Coinciding with the announcement of the Great Day of Victory, the minister of oil declared the accomplishment of the second unit of Kirkuk refinery with a production capacity of 13.000 barrels/ day.
In order to increase the production to 56.000 barrels/ day, the declaration was in the telegram of Mr. Jabbar Ali Al-Luiebi the minister of oil to H.E Dr. Hayder Al-Abadi the Iraqi prime minister.
Mr. Al-Luiebi said that after the accomplishment, rehabilitation and restart of the refineries of Qayara, Hadeetha and Seeniya- unit 1 in Kirkuk refinery, earlier in this year… the Iraqi oil staff presents the gift of the victory day to all the formations of the brave armed forces and the brave popular mobilization forces. Mr. Al-Luiebi said also that the rehabilitation and restart of the second unit contributed to elevate the production capacity of Kirkuk refinery to cover a big part of the local need in Kirkuk and the nearby governorates and save currency by reducing the importation.
Mr. Al-Luiebi said also that the keenness and challenge was the address for the Iraqi accomplishment, thanks for the national sincere efforts of the oil staff, whom could transform the out of service and damaged unit to an active energy, after its rehabilitation and bringing back to service by depending on the available capabilities in a record time in spite of the hard financial circumstances.
Mr. Al-Luiebi promised the Iraqi people and the government to work day and night to develop the oil & gas industry and invest the oil wealth perfectly
Source: Ministry of Oil