Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil confirmed that the technical staff and the oil formations managed to rehabilitate Ajeel oil field in Salahuddeen governorate.
They also started to invest the associated gas with the extraction operations with estimated averages between (50 & 70) MSCF/day.
Mr. Al-Luiebi said in his telegram to H.E the prime minister that the oil staff have also completed the gas transportation process to the north gas complex with a record time and low costs.
The telegram included the special achievements of the brave Iraqi oil staff after a hard labor and extreme circumstances. In addition to the great challenges after the liberation of the oil fields & facilities from the terrorist gangs of ISIS. These achievements was the result of the strength of the brave workers to face the challenges strongly in the period of struggle and victory.
Mr. Al-Luiebi said that this project will add more gas quantities to operate the power stations to stop using the other expensive oil products to generate power. The work is also continuous to rehabilitate the crude oil pumping system in the oil field to speed-up the production within the next period.
Mr. Al-Luiebi said also that the oil technical & engineering staff was able “in a record time” to restart the reservoirs, tankers and gas stations in Hammam Al-Aleel- Ninawa governorate. The oil staff operated 4 governmental factories to refill gas and opened (26) private factories to refill the liquefied gas, to cover the local needs in the governorate with an average of (40 to 43) thousand gas cylinders/ day, which is more that the production average before the occupation of ISIS to Mosul. This is considered as a part of the campaign of the ministry of oil to rebuild the liberated areas.
Mr. Al-Luiebi said also that the ministry achieved (252) million dollars of outcome “which is considered very high” from the exportation of (80) shipments to the global market during the last year. This outcome can enforce and develop the national economy. He said also that the ministry of oil is working on to double the outcome during the current year by exporting more gas. Which also represents the ambitious plans of the ministry.
The minister said also in the telegram to the prime minister, that these achievements was done due to the Divine Providence of the sincere efforts of the Iraqi people. And because of the encouragement and support of the prime minister to the oil staff, whom are carrying a big responsibility to keep the oil & gas wealth and develop it for the benefit of the national economy.
Source: Ministry of Oil