Mansuriya Gas Field is located in
governorate at about 45km north-east
city. It is also located at about 100 km north-eastBaghdad and north-west of
Lake. The general conditions of thefield area are slightly hilly and partly covered with water. The fieldoccurs in block 45 within the exploration zones of intermediate oilavailability.
Figure (1): Location of Mansuriya gas field.
2- Structure of the Field:
Mansuriya gas field is located in the south-eastern part of
geological structure which contains number of formations in a form of achain of hills comprising number of fields like
Kor Mor, Khashm Al- Ahmar, Mansuriya, Jaria Pica
and gas dome in
Elongated asymmetrical anticline.
About 35 km long and (6-8) km wide.
With structural closure of about 70 km on top of
formation is the main reservoir of the gas in Mansuriya fieldbut some gas is also contained within other formations like
The two flanks are steep and affected by reverse faults.
The flanks dips are about 20˚ north-east and 13˚ south-east.
Average reservoir depth is 2000 m.