(Independent) .. governor of Muthanna Abdul Hassan Faleh Sugar announced directly Russia's LUKOIL to operate within the borders of the province in the first quarter of next year.
The governor said after a meeting with a delegation from the Russian company invested Balrqah exploratory tenth common to the provinces of Muthanna, Dhi Qar that "the company and after the seismic survey works in the area of direct drilling in the first quarter of next year, I decided."
He noted that the "percentages shown by the seismic survey results show the existence of quantities of oil in the province of Muthanna." He said that "Russia's LUKOIL invested for the patch, is currently working on the assignment of drilling to a specialized company, that includes the assignment drilling two wells in the others later."
He said the "exploratory drilling of the well is the most important phase in the exploration business, which helps to know the oil reservoirs in the province of Muthanna."
He called the conservative Russian company to provide job opportunities for the people of the province in the oil companies operating within the administrative border of Muthanna, and to open an office to coordinate between the province and the Ministry of Oil, regarding patches exploratory oil, for work details first hand, as well as the launch of the amounts of social services to be allocated for the projects are in the service Muthanna sons. "
"The local government is working to overcome all obstacles for the company to continue its work, pointing out that the oil and produced discovery in the province will have economic returns, through the operation of labor and the reduction of unemployment, as well as coverage
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