Head of Dhi Qar Oil Company replaced

Ali Warid Hamoud, formerly of the Missan Oil Company, is the third director general appointed to lead the newly formed DQOC in less than four months.
Head of Dhi Qar Oil Company replaced
Flares burn at the Nassiriya oil field on May 7, 2012. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

NASSIRIYA - Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luiebi has again replaced the director general of the Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC), a new state-run firm that otherwise appears primed to grow.

Ali Warid Hamoud, formerly the most senior oil fields official at the Missan Oil Company (MOC), is replacing Ali Khudair al-Abodi as director general of DQOC, according to several political and oil officials in Dhi Qar. Abodi had been appointed in April.

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