BAGHDAD - Iraq's Missan province, made famous by a brief Iranian incursion into an oil field in December, is set to become the second-largest oil producing province in Iraq after Chinese and Turkish firms signed a development deal Monday for three of its fields.
The Buzurgan, Abu Ghirab and Fakka oil fields – which hold more than 2.5 billion of Iraq's 115 billion barrels of oil reserves – were offered to international oil investors in a June 30 auction. The Rumaila oil field was the only project awarded at that auction, out of six oil and two gas projects on offer.
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