He added that the liquidator will produce quantities of kerosene, black-and-white oil and gasoline to fulfill the local needs and provide local plants such as cement plant in Najaf and others with such materials.
He added: "The reopening of the refinery was in such a short period of time". Jihad explained that this is the second refinery that enters the production field, after Samawah liquidator, since the fall of the previous regime.
He pointed out that the Oil Ministry announced that Al-Ahdab field in the province of Wasit will be the first field to be developed to produce 30 thousand barrels per day. It is planned to increase production over the next two years to 90 thousand barrels per day which will make it possible to establish a very large electricity station in this field.
Jihad continued "the field of east Baghdad will be developed, to produce 16 thousand barrels a day; then increase to 30 thousand barrels per day during the next term according to the ministry's plan.
He added "this field, which will feed Al-Quds thermal processing electricity station with fuel, will be developed for export purposes later. (Source)Al-Bayan