NO. 19



Suba Field to Start Production at 20,000 b/d

Mr. Isam al-Chalabi, the Iraqi Oil Minister, inaugurated on 8 February thecommissioning of al-Suba oil field in southern Iraq which will have an initialproduction capacity of 20,000 b/d of sweet crude with a gravity of 30 API and14mn cu. ft./day of natural gas. This is to be raised at a later stage to 60,000b/d and 20mn cu. ft./day of natural gas. The field, located about 100 kms. westof Basrah city and 30 kms....