Majnoon to hit production target, not landmines

Shell launches jetty as a marker of progress, though the super-giant oil field faces challenges, including the unexploded remnants of war.
Majnoon to hit production target, not landmines

The road to the Majnoon oil field is paved through the past. Communities of farmers used to thrive here, but their marshlands were drained by a dictator and became a new desert; now the villages are impoverished, despite Basra province's increasing oil production.As Royal Dutch Shell leads a project to boost Majnoon's production, that history is being replaced with the infrastructure the country needs for a fighting chance to rebuild itself.The Majnoon team – Iraq's state-run South Oil...

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