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Iraq’s Rumaila oilfield output up as maintenance ends – sources (Reuters)

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.

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