NO. 46



Ahmadi and Magwa Oil Fires Extinguished; Re-drilling to StartShortly

The last of the oil well fires at the Ahmadi and Magwa oilfields wereextinguished on 9 and 13 August respectively bringing up the total number ofdamaged oil wells that have been recapped to 293, out of a total of over 700wells that were damaged by the Iraqi forces. With the completion of work on theAhmadi and Magwa fields, the fire-fighting teams are now expected to tackle thefires in...