Iraqi government forces recapture Akkas gas field

Iraqi government forces captured the Akkas gas field from Islamic State on Thursday.
By Staff reporter 3 November 2017 0 28238

Iraqi government forces captured the Akkas gas field from Islamic State on Thursday, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi told reporters in Baghdad.

The field lies on the border with Syria and is not yet producing.

The development of Akkas was halted when it was captured by Islamic State.

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