CNOOC Digs First Oil Well in Maysan Province

AIN reports that the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has started to dig its first oil well in the Fakka oil field in eastern Maysan [Missan] province.
A statement from the Missan Oil Company said that the project to develope the Maysan oil fields of Bazergan [Buzurgan], Fakka, and Abo Gharab [Abu Ghirab] has been included in the first oil licence round, intended to increase the productivity of these fields up to 450,000 barrels per day.
(Source: AIN)