Archive for September, 2009
Mees Op-Ed – Sept.21,2009
In an interview in his office in Kirkuk (North Iraq) late August, Manaa al-Obeidi, director general of North Oil Co (NOC) talks to Ruba Husari, editor of Iraq Oil Forum, about the state of the northern oil fields and NOC plans:
Q: What is the state of the producing fields in northern Iraq?
A: We have witnessed a relative increase in output from producing fields in the last 18 months. For example, the Kirkuk field was producing 320,000 b/d and has now reached 400,000 b/d. In Bai Hassan, production went …