First Production from Iraq's Majnoon Field Expected in July

First Production from Iraq's Majnoon Field Expected in July

First production from Iraq's Majnoon field is expected in July, Thamir Ghadbhan, top energy advisor to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said on June 18, 2013. The giant Majnoon oil field is being developed by a consortium led by Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA).

Total output from Majnoon is expected to reach 175,000 barrels a day by the end of the year.

The above is a summary of a June 18, 2013 article from The Wall Street Journal. To see the full article, click here.