This new processing plant is in part of a larger plan to use gas that was previously flared to generate electrical power.
The Iraq Ministry of Oil has announced operations have begun at a new natural gas processing plant for oil in the southeastern region as part of a larger plan to use gas that was previously flared to generate electrical power.
Gas from the fields in Fakka and Bazargan will be processed at Misan province on the border of Iran. 70 percent of Iraq’s gas is flared by OPEC’s second largest oil producer according to Basrah Gas Company, which was set up as a organisation with Shell and Mitsubishi. Basrah Gas also started exporting gas condensates and liquefied petroleum gas.
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