Director General of Basra Gas Company Ali Hussein Khudhair announced that the company, in cooperation with Shell Company, achieved good increases in liquid and dry gas production, pointing that the company will commence it is actual work at the beginning of 2013.
Khudhair told Aswat al-Iraq that the increase in production reached to 30 million cubic feet/day, while the liquid gas production reached to 200 million cubic feet.
He added that the company is negotiating to add new establishments to develop and increase its production.
Iraqi Cabinet endorsed establishment of Basra Gas Company, in cooperation with Dutch Shell and Japanese Mitsubishi companies.
South Gas Company owns 51% of the new company, Shell 44% and Mitsubishi 5%.