State efforts bring Subba oil field online

Newly-formed Dhi Qar Oil Company hits commercial production target despite technical hurdles at 1.13 billion barrel field.
State efforts bring Subba oil field online
Dhi Qar Oil Company workers at the Subba oil field on Dec. 31, 2017. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

BAGHDAD/NASSIRIYA - The Subba oil field, which the state-owned Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) recently brought online, has exceeded its initial production target despite experiencing growing pains.

The field began averaging 23,000 bpd this week, according to a senior DQOC official - beyond the target of 20,000 bpd that Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luiebi advertised when the field began producing in December.

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