UAE firms increase gas production in northern Iraq

first_img Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day How men can have a healthy 2019 Sponsored Stories BAGHDAD (AP) – Two Emirati energy companies producing natural gas in Iraq’s Kurdish region say they have boosted output to the equivalent of 80,000 barrels of oil a day.Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum said Sunday that production after four years of operation stands at 340 million cubic feet of gas a day and 15,000 barrels a day of condensed liquid gas.They said the natural gas feeds local power stations that generate 1,750 megawatts of electricity for 4 million people in the three-province region. The companies said that as of September, they have invested $975 million to develop natural gas production in the Kurdish region since 2007.The Kurdish section of northern Iraq has its own semi-autonomous government.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img

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