ERBIL/KIRKUK - The Qayarah heavy oil field in Ninewa province is back online, after Iraq's Oil Ministry and operator Sonangol reached another short-term agreement to resume partial production.
Roughly 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) of production re-started last Tuesday, according to an oil official at Qayarah field. The mayor of Qayarah, Salih al-Jibouri, also confirmed the return of production.
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