Ministry of Oil announced on Thursday the inauguration of a new project to upgrade the gas isolation plant in Abu Gharb field south of Maysan province, with a capacity of 100,000 barrels and a quantity of 20 MMcf to enhance and maintain the national production of electricity.
During the inauguration ceremony, Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail stressed that Iraq is keen to support the work of international companies in Iraq and to provide the appropriate environment to implement the Ministry's plans to increase and sustain the national production of oil and gas.
Abdul-Jabbar confirmed that the ministry fulfilled its obligations with the international companies despite all the economic, financial, health and other challenges.
For his part, The undersecretary for extraction affairs at the oil ministry Karim Hattab affirmed The ministry keenness to maintain and implement national production from oil fields and work on the optimal investment of gas associated with oil operations.
While the Director General of Maysan Oil Company Ali Jassem focused on moving forward with the implementation of the company's plans to develop the Abu Gharb, Fakkah and Bazargan fields."