Houston firm likely to land Nahr Bin Omar deal

Iraq to sign with Orion Gas Processors to halt flaring and monetize associated gas at state-run field.
Houston firm likely to land Nahr Bin Omar deal
Flares at the Nahr Bin Omar oil field on Jan. 12, 2017. (JASEM AL-JABRI/Iraq Oil Report)

A deal likely to be signed later this month could be the first win in Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luiebi's effort to reduce gas flaring and unlock the fuel and revenue potential of its massive natural gas reserves.

Houston-based Orion Gas Processors and the Oil Ministry have agreed on a project to capture and treat gas from Nahr Bin Omar field, eliminating flaring and creating liquid and gas products for Iraq.

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