Q&A: Ahmed Fadhil Adhayam, deputy director general of Basra Oil Company

BOC is taking major steps to build capacity, even as it limits production in an era of OPEC constraints.
Q&A: Ahmed Fadhil Adhayam, deputy director general of Basra Oil Company
Ahmed Fadhil Adhayam, deputy director general of Basra Oil Company, in his office during a Jan. 22, 2019, interview. (ALI AL-AQILY/Iraq Oil Report)

BASRA - As Iraq sets new records for production and exports - and faces the challenge of adhering to a new OPEC quota - all eyes are on the state-run Basra Oil Company (BOC).

The vast majority of Iraq's production is under BOC's management, including most of the state-run fields that typically bear the brunt of Oil Ministry decisions to cut the country's overall production.

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