Q&A: Dhia Shaker al-Luaibi, director of Majnoon oil field

One of Iraq's largest oil fields is nearly doubling its capacity next year — and, with new seismic work, likely increasing reserves beyond its current 47 billion barrels.

BASRA - Production capacity is set to rise steeply at the Majnoon oil field, and new seismic work could also reveal even more reserves than the already discovered 47 billion barrels.

Dhia Shaker al-Luaibi, the director of the field, spoke with Iraq Oil Report about the development of the project, which state-run Basra Oil Company took over in 2018 after Royal Dutch Shell pulled out.

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