Shell start pumping gas from southern Iraq in three weeks

Shell started pumping gas from southern Iraq in three weeks

11/07/2012 19:17

Erbil, July 11 (Rn) – informed the company Shell Iraq said on Wednesday it would start pumping gas from the gas project south during the three weeks at 60 million cubic feet a day. and Iraq had signed a final contract in November last with Shell and Mitsubishi for the establishment of Basrah Gas Company, which holds the collection of associated gas from southern oil fields. A statement from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani that the latter was received in his office in Baghdad Hans Nickamb Shell’s vice president and chief in Iraq. He added that Nickamb Shahristani told that Shell will start pumping gas from the gas project south common during the next three weeks at 60 million cubic feet a day. He Nickamb saying that production will rise by 40 million cubic feet again after several weeks of starting. Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein al-Shahristani, with the head of Shell in Iraq, Hans NIJ Camp. Shell operates in three major projects are the South Gas Project develop the Majnoon field and the project petrochemicals in southern Iraq. The share of Shell’s 44 per cent in the gas project Basra, compared to 5 percent by Mitsubishi and 51% for the South Gas Company-governmental organizations. and lose Iraq billion cubic feet of gas per day, mostly in the south. And intends to use the gas be produced by the joint venture with Shell in the local market to meet the growing demand for electricity amid weights to export the surplus. will help deal development on the compilation of more than 700 million cubic feet per day of gas being burned now in three fields south are Rumaila, Zubair, West Qurna. Abdullah Sabri

Source: aknews
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