DUBAI, Feb 3 (Reuters) – Iraq’s Rumaila oilfield currently producing around 1.5 million barrels per day after the end of a planned field maintenance, industry sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
** Rumaila had field maintenance in January, the sources said.
** Rumaila’s oil output went down to around 1.38 million bpd by mid January from 1.47 million bpd earlier in the month, the sources said.
** Rumaila is Iraq’s biggest oilfield. It is being developed by a joint venture between BP, PetroChina and Iraq’s state-run South Oil Company.
** Iraq cut output by 200,000 bpd in January in line with a supply cut deal by OPEC, according to shipping data and industry sources.
** Iraq pumped 4.51 million bpd in January according to a Reuters survey.