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Gazprom will Resume Oil Production in Iraqi Kurdistan's Garmain Block

Gazprom Neft' PAO : to resume oil production in Kurdistan

Russian oil company, Gazprom Neft will take over oil production of Garmain block in Kurdistan's Sulaimani province from the previous operator, Western Zagros, according to Zhilwam Adil mayor of the Sarqala sub-district. In accordance with a 2012 agreement, Western Zagros CEO, Simon Hatfield stated they are prepared to hand over control of the oil field to Gazprom. According to recent statements, Hatfield is encouraged by the magnitude and breadth of Gazprom, a $10US billion company in developing the full potential of the Garmian blocks. 57 blocks are currently located in Kurdistan, ten of which are in the Garmain area of the Sulaimani province. 



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