February production lifted by Rumaila and Zubair

Rising output at Iraq's two most prolific fields boosted the country's production average.
February production lifted by Rumaila and Zubair
Flares at the West Qurna 1 oil field on March 15, 2018, the day a new wet-gas treatment unit was commissioned. (JASSEM AL-JABIRI/Iraq Oil Report)

Iraq's oil production rose slightly in February, mostly due to increases at the country's two most prolific fields, Rumaila and Zubair.

Fields in federal Iraq and the autonomous Kurdistan region produced a combined 4.579 million barrels per day (bpd), according to an Iraq Oil Report analysis based on data collected from each project - a slight uptick from 4.541 million bpd in January.

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