Nineveh announces discovering fields containing large reserves of oil and gas

  • 26-06-2022, 13:39
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    Nineveh Governor Najm al-Jubouri announced Sunday, the discovery of many large oil fields and wells in the province that contain large reserves of oil and gas, while stressing that Iraqi oil exploration companies continue to work in Nineveh.
    Al-Jubouri told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The governorate is supportive of the Iraqi Oil Exploration Company (OEC), and provides it with strict security and great cooperation," noting that "the company was able to discover several very large fields in the Qayyarah and Tal Afar regions, and Iraqi exploration companies are still continuing." working in the province.

    He added that "the governorate approached the Ministry of Oil several times regarding requests submitted by private companies wishing to establish oil refineries in the Qayyarah field, and other companies wanting to use the gas located in the region," noting that "the ministry has not given any approval so far to establish these or other refineries." 
    He stressed that "the wells that were discovered in Nineveh Governorate are very numerous and contain very large reserves of oil and gas in the province."