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Iraq puts out fire at one oil well, another flaring

Technical crews from the state-run North Oil Co. were still trying to extinguish a second well blazing at the Khabbaz field near the city of Kirkuk, the statement said

Reuters , Sunday 13 Dec 2020
Kirkuk, Iraq
Flames and smoke rise from oil wells inside the Khabbaz oilfield after they were bombed on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq December 9, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)
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Iraq has put out a fire at one of two oil wells in a small nortrhern field that were set ablaze by explosives four days ago, the Oil Ministry said on Sunday.

Technical crews from the state-run North Oil Co. were still trying to extinguish a second well blazing at the Khabbaz field near the city of Kirkuk, the statement said.

Production from the roughly 25,000 barrel-per-day field was not affected, the ministry said on Wednesday.

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