In a 5 November press statement, Iraq’s Oil Ministry said that a 1km, 16-inch spur pipeline has been added to an existing gas line linking Jambur oil field to Kirkuk, to bring 100mn cfd of gas flows from Kurdistan’s 500mn cfd Khor Mor gas field to the 620MW Kirkuk gas-fired power plant. Before that can happen, a condensate pipeline linking Khor Mor to Jambur will need to be re-purposed to handle gas.

Khor Mor, Iraq’s largest non-associated gas field, is operated by Emirati firms Dana Gas (35%) and Crescent Petroleum (35%) on behalf of the Pearl Petroleum consortium (other partners: OMV 10%, Mol 10%, RWE 10%). (CONTINUED - 1360 WORDS)