Iraqi oil production

An Iraqi worker worker prepares to operate valves in Nihran Bin Omar field north of Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

Iraq’s state-run South Gas Company inaugurated a gas pipeline to transport gas, a by-product of oil production, from Nihran Bin Omar field to the national network.

(AP Photo/ Nabil al-Jurani)