Oil Minister Jabbar Ali al-Luaibi opened the northern isolation station in the Zubair oil field in Basra province with a capacity of 200,000 barrels per day. Al-Luaibi said that the plant will make an important contribution to the production plans of the field and improve the specifications of oil extracted, and achieve high flow in the process of production, processing, storage and export. Adding that this achievement is an important detail in the production process of the Zubair oil field. He added that the project carried out by the company “Samsunk” includes four isolation banks and four systems for the treatment of oil as well as four water injection pumps with a total capacity of 450,000 thousand barrels and the cost of 894 million dollars.
He added that the station was built with modern specifications and technology in the oil industry. It includes a main station for electrical power and buildings for operation, maintenance and management. It also contains reservoirs for crude oil, water injection, sea water, clean water, safety and firefighting, as well as water desalination, washing and drinking units. Al-Allaibi said that the ministry was keen to develop the necessary plans for the implementation of development programs for oil fields in cooperation with international companies to increase and sustain production in accordance with plans and programs prepared in order to achieve common objectives, including the Zubairalnfti field, which currently produces 450 thousand barrels per day, and we are in the plans to promote the oil industry and achieve the goal.
The optimal investment of gas associated with the oil operations and stop the burning of gas permanently in 2022. He stressed that the achievement of today’s achievement will add a lot to the field of oil Zubair, a new achievement added to the achievements previously achieved. He added that the project is one of the largest projects implemented by the Zubair Operating Authority since its establishment, which is positively reflected on the development of this important field and the preservation of the environment and reduce the environmental pollution, which requires the ministry to achieve its goal of preserving the environment through the use of modern technology in the administration Fields and oil industry.
The Minister stressed the need to keep pace with the development of oil fields, the implementation of the joint bodies of oil fields a number of service projects and humanitarian for the people of the province of Basra, especially in the areas and cities where the projects are held, as well as projects residential complexes, recreational and health and others. He praised the efforts of Italian company ENI to cooperate in providing early detection of cancer diseases for the pediatric hospital. This is an important step to save our children.
We are keen to provide the necessary supplies to Al Zubayr Hospital and establish a number of important projects that contribute to upgrading the services and infrastructure, including the Jisr Al-Zubayr project and a number of important street projects.
For his part, the representative of the Italian company Eni «Nicola Akari» praised the cooperation of the ministry and the creation of an environment conducive to work, which contributed to the completion of the project and achieve the desired goals.