Detail .. natural gas reserves in Iraq
9/30/2015 0 Comments
Tomorrow Press / Baghdad: often lavished governments focus on crude oil in Iraq since the exploration of the first oil well in Iraq in 1927 her neighborhood has been neglecting the second most important fossil material in the world is still severe neglect in Iraq, namely natural gas and associated. According to the report of the US energy comes Iraq ranked tenth in the world in terms of proven reserves of associated gas solo natural gas, and 70% of it resides in the province of Basra, southern Iraq. The estimated Iraqi gas amounts to 112 trillion cubic feet, 2/3 of which is available with the oil reserves in Kirkuk and South field Bin Omar, and crazy, and Halfaya in Nasiriyah, and Rumaila, West Qurna and Zubair, while there are 20% of the gas reserves in areas where there does not exist oil fields, which are concentrated in the north, Bjmbur, and Chamchamal, and Bai Hassan, and Ajil, and Baba Karkar, and Qasim Omar, and Mansouria., Akkas in Anbar. The existence of such reserves of gas Arhhaa to the second most important carbohydrate wealth after oil in the country, where Iraq can directly output for domestic consumption first, and for export Second across the north-western ports where Turkey to join the line (Nabucco) across gas pipeline Iran - Europe. There is a project under study entirely stop is the Arab gas project, which will carry gas from the Akkas field in Anbar province through Syria to the Turkish border and then to Europe, and all these projects have stopped now, but future projects are achievable, if they so carefully thought out plans for cooperation between the accomplished with common interests around the world, despite all the difficulties and acts of military violence taking place in Iraq and the fall of the land, however, extremist organizations.