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Iraq aims to increase Kirkuk oilfield output to 1 mln bpd -statement

Iraq aims to increase Kirkuk oilfield output to 1 mln bpd -statement
From Reuters - November 13, 2017

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Oil MinisterJabar al-Luaibi said Iraq plans to increase production from oilfields in Kirkuk to one million barrels per day and has visited the Bai Hasan and Avana fields to order work be accelerated to restore operations soon, the ministrys spokesman said on Monday.

Exports from oilfields in Kirkuk have been on hold since Iraqi forces took back control of the fields from the Kurds last month.

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