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Iraq to Explore Gas Production from Western Desert

Statement from Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban has revealed the Ministry will target exploration at the Western desert

Iraq Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban has revealed that the Ministry of Oil will invest in exploration of the country's western desert to establish potential for gas production.

In a statement on Wednesday Ghadhban is quoted as saying “We will target exploration of the free gas fields to boost larger gas reserves,” 

The exploration will form part of Iraq's plan for the development of gas production to meet first meet domestic demand, with future potential for the country to become an international gas exporter.

Source: Ministry of Oil


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