French oil giant Total (TOT) begins production at Iraq's Halfaya oil field as part of a...

|By:, SA News Editor

French oil giant Total (TOT) begins production at Iraq's Halfaya oil field as part of a consortium led by operator PetroChina (PTR), with partners Petronas Caligari and the Iraqi state partner South Oil Company. TOT says first-stage production should reach an average of 70K bbl/day.