WesternZagros has a long history in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The company has two Production Sharing Contracts and has both current light oil production with a major undeveloped oil and gas discovery.
WesternZagros holds a 40% non-operated interest in the Garmian Block, where the company discovered the Sarqala light oil field in 2011. At the end of 2022, Sarqala has produced over 50 million barrels of oil.
WesternZagros and its affiliated group of international petroleum exploration and production companies (collectively “WesternZagros”), are privately owned. Active in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq since 2005, WesternZagros signed its first Production Sharing Contract with the Kurdistan Regional Government in 2006. The company’s nine exploration wells have yielded two major discoveries.