The Shell-led Basra Gas Company is currently producing 950mn cfd of sales gas and will hit 1bn cfd during the current quarter, Iraq’s oil ministry said in a 31 December statement. Total Iraqi output stands at 3bn cfd, but 55% of this is lost to flaring – a glaring inefficiency that looks even worse in the light of the country’s perennial powergen shortfalls (MEES, 28 September 2018). Basra Gas is reducing flaring by capturing associated gas from Zubair, West Qurna-1,...