Protests at Nahr Bin Omar Oilfield

By John Lee.

Police on Sunday have reportedly used tear gas to disperse around 150 protesters at the main entrance to the Nahr Bin Omar oilfield in Basra.

According to Reuters, officials said operations were running normally, with production at about 44,000 bpd.

The field is operated by the state-run Basra Oil Company (BOC).

(Source: Reuters)