Khor Mor resuming production after deadly attack

Key gas field that fuels most of Kurdistan's power generation is coming back online after urgent talks over security measures to deter chronic attacks.
An engineer looks out over gas processing facilities at the Khor Mor field, which is operated by the Emirati companies Crescent Petroleum and Dana Gas, in 2013. (JACOB RUSSELL/Iraq Oil Report/Metrography)

SULAIMANIYA/CHAMCHAMAL - The Khor Mor gas field is set to begin coming back online four days after a drone attack killed four people and injured eight.

The resumption of production promises to alleviate severe electricity disruptions caused by Friday’s attack and appears to reflect significant steps by the Iraqi government to enhance security at the field.

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