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, term used for dark-skinned people who live in equatorial rain forests and average less than 59 in. (150 cm) in height. Some studies make a distinction between Negrillos, who live in Africa, and Negritos, who live in Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and the
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One option before the war was to increase the capacity of the AGP and build a gas pipeline from the Akkas field.
The South Korean energy ministry said in a statement that it will develop contingency plans for its projects in Iraq, including the Akkas field after, held an emergency meeting with oil and gas companies and related construction earlier on Sunday.
A Kogas source confirmed a media report that the firm was considering selling 49 per cent of its fully controlled project at the Akkas field for 309 billion Korean won ($286 million).
Turkey's chief prosecutor responded by alleging that Akkas was dismissed for leaking information to the media and failing to give his superiors timely updates on progress.
Turkey's chief prosecutor responded that Akkas was dismissed for leaking information to the media and failing to give his superiors timely updates on progress.
Iraq signed a contract in 2011 to develop the western Akkas gas field, near the Syrian border, with South Korea's Kogas for a fee of $5.
Akkas, operated by Korea Gas Company (KOGAS) in Anbar province near the Syrian border, is still not producing gas, Reuters reported Monday.
Along with Kazakhstan's KazMunaiGas EP JSC, KOGAS won the rights to develop the Akkas field during Iraq's third energy bidding round last October.
Baghdad has given the green light for state-controlled Korea Gas (KoGas) to develop the Akkas field of non-associated gas in the western province of Anbar.
Mansouriya, Siba and Akkas together hold 11 trillion cubic feet of gas, Hussain Al Shahristani, the deputy prime minister for energy affairs and Iraq's former oil minister, said in October during the auction of licenses for the three fields.
Kogas will now have a 75 percent stake in the Akkas gas venture, up from 37.
Another Turkish athlete, Halil Akkas, won bronze medal in men's 3,000 m.