Iraq’s largest state-operated field is making slow but steady progress on expansion.

As the largest nationally-operated oil field in southern Iraq, the 220,000 b/d Majnoon field is of vital symbolic importance for the country’s oil sector. Ever since Shell and Petronas walked away from the giant field in 2018 (MEES, 22 June 2018), it has been operated by the state-owned Basra Oil Company (BOC). (CONTINUED - 902 WORDS)