Nasiriyah

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Nasiriyah

a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop.: 425 000 (2005 est.)
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Under the terms of the contract, BHGE will develop systems for flare gas at the Nassiriya and Al Gharraf oilfield using modular gas processing technology developed in the United States.
An intelligence tip led US special operations forces to the hospital in Nassiriya where Lynch was being held, officials said.
The head of Nassiriya's health directorate, Jassim al-Khalidi, said the city's hospital had received 50 bodies and the death toll could rise because some of the wounded were in critical condition.
As per the agreement, Baker Hughes, a GE company, will develop advanced solutions for flare gas at the Nassiriya and Al Gharraf oilfields, using modular gas processing technology developed in United States, with the project to be undertaken in two stages.
Nassiriya city, center of the province, lies 365 km south of the capital, Baghdad.
Iraq has made a number of attempts to reach agreement with foreign firms on Nassiriya, a largely undeveloped field listed as having reserves under five billion barrels.
The comments came after the country's Deputy Prime Minister for energy affairs, Hussain al-Shahristani, said this month it planned to invite international oil companies to develop the Nassiriya field, in southern Iraq, in a bidding round later this year.
The comments came after Iraq's deputy prime minister for energy affairs, Hussain al-Shahristani, said earlier this month that Iraq plans to invite international oil companies to develop the Nassiriya in a bidding round later this year.
International Resource News-23 November 2009-Nippon Oil to finalise contract to develop Nassiriya oil field(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
The source added "The cache comprises two Katyusha missiles, 15 mortar shells."<p>He noted that "Another weapons cache was discovered in the al-Tamr al-Sihi area of southern Nassiriya."
Nassiriya, the capital of Thi-Qar, is 380 km south of Baghdad.
12 a truck suicide bombing killed at least 27 people, including 18 Italian peacekeepers, in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya. On Nov.