May 10, 2021 | oil and gas

The Minister of Oil announces the extinguishing of the fire in well 183 in the Bai Hassan oil field


Baghdad / NINA / - The Minister of Oil praised the distinguished and sincere national efforts of the employees of the North Oil Company and the supporting bodies of other oil companies in extinguishing the fire in well No. 183 in the Bai Hassan oil field in Kirkuk governorate.

Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail said in a telegram to Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi that the national effort was on time when it managed to control, at nine o'clock in the evening of May 9, 2021, in record time, the fire in 183 oil well in the Bay Hassan oil field in Kirkuk governorate, which was targeted on May 5, 2021 by terrorist gangs.

He referred to the distinguished effort of the workers in the distinguished professional technical dealings with the well fire 183, despite the complexities and seriousness of dealing with these accidents due to the high pressures that characterize them, and being able to control it within four days only after it was able to control and extinguish well 177 in the aforementioned field earlier.

He stressed that the cowardly terrorist operations that target oil fields and facilities will not stop the national effort to work to maintain production and export and preserve the national wealth.

On May 5, 2021, the Bay Hassan oil field in Kirkuk governorate was subjected to a terrorist attack, which resulted in the explosion of two oil wells, and a number of members of the security forces and the energy police were killed and wounded.

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