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Shell has begun to test production at Iraq's Majnoon oil field and aims to boost output to about 190,000 bpd in October, according to an Iraqi official

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- The Majnoon oil field is one of four very large oil fields in Iraq that the country hopes will enable it to double its output which currently stands at 3mln bpd.
- Majnoon has proven oil reserves of 12.8bln bbl, although it is believed to have total reserves of between 23bln and 25bln bbl.

Print 12:22, 20 Sep 2013 - Commodities - Source: Newswires