Iraq will get a much-needed boost to gas output when a 200mn cfd processing unit comes online in five months’ time – around April 2023.

During a 6 November visit to Basrah Gas Company (BGC: state-owned South Gas Company 51%, Shell 44%, Mitsubishi 5%), Iraq’s new oil minister Hayan Abdulghani said that the first 200mn cfd unit of the $1bn, 400mn cfd Basra NGL (BNGL) expansion is nearing completion. (CONTINUED - 217 WORDS)