Iraq maintains July oil output near 4.9m bpd

In the first month after OPEC decided to extend its production cuts, Iraq's Oil Ministry barely adjusted its output.
Iraq maintains July oil output near 4.9m bpd
In mid-July 2019, workers from the state-owned Iraqi Drilling Company completed Well D-83 at the Gharraf oil field, operated by Malaysia's Petronas. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

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BAGHDAD - Iraq maintained strong crude output in July with total estimated production of 4.85 million barrels per day (bpd), down slightly from 4.88 million bpd in June.

Fields operated by the federal government combined for 4.36 million bpd, while the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) produced about 486,000 bpd, according to an Iraq Oil Report analysis based on data gathered from all producing fields.*

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