|21 August, 2019

Taqa says July oil output from Kurdistan tops 1mln barrels

Taqa said its Iraq-based unit had set a "production record" from the Atrush oilfield in the northern Kurdistan region

Image used for illustrative purpose. Used oil barrels are seen outside a garage in Cuevas del Becerro, near Malaga, southern Spain February 16, 2015.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Used oil barrels are seen outside a garage in Cuevas del Becerro, near Malaga, southern Spain February 16, 2015.

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DUBAI  - The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, Taqa said on Wednesday its Iraq-based unit had set a "production record" from the Atrush oilfield in the northern Kurdistan region.

"For the first time since the field commenced production operations in July 2017, the total monthly production volume exceeded 1 million barrels of oil in July," the company said in a statement.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; editing by David Evans) ((maher.chmaytelli@thomsonreuters.com;))

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