Khabbaz Oilfield Comes On Stream
Mr. Safa' al-Habubi, the Iraqi Oil Minister, inaugurated on 2 March theKhabbaz oilfield in northern Iraq which has a production capacity of30,000-40,000 b/d of crude oil and 45mn cu. ft./day of natural gas. Earlierplans for the field's development called for completion by end-1990. However,because of the Gulf war and the departure of the foreign contractors, the planwas delayed and the final stage of development was carried out...