Iraqi oil gurgles above the ground due to heat

7:56 AM

Basra/ Iraq TradeLink:

Iraqi social media sources showed photos and videos showing the Iraq oil gurgling above the ground due to the extraordinary heat covering the country nowadays.

The sources said that the photos and videos showed such cases in West of Qurna-2 oilfield, Basra province.

The heat degrees reached to over 50 centigrade in mid and southern part of Iraq that obliged the Iraqi government to grant a leave for two days (Wednesday and Thursday).

West of Qurna-2 oilfield is the biggest oilfield in Iraq which is developed by Russian Lukoil Company, with a daily production of 450.000 b/d.