Naft Khanah a gas leak, not fire

Damage is minimal but extent still unknown as reports surface that a gas leak triggered a rush to the northern Iraq field by firefighters.

North Oil Company officials said a gas leak damaged a rig and well head in Naft Khanah.The field is located in Diyala province, a restive area of both Sunni insurgents and fighting between Iraqi Kurds and Arabs over control of disputed territories.It's also located near the border with Iran.The officials of the state company said firefighters from Khanaqin arrived to the scene, but the expected fire from the gas leak did not materialize.It is being considered a technical problem ...

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