Consider the following pairs oil / gas fields and their respective countries:

  1. Qayyarah → Iraq
  2. Farzad B → Iran
  3. Ghawar → Saudi Arabia

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Qayyarah oil refinery is located in Iraq. It was in news because of smuggling of oil from controls by ISIS.  Farzad B gas field is an Iranian natural gas field that was discovered in 2012. It was in news for ONGC Videsh purchase of stakes. The Ghawar Oil Field is by far the largest conventional oil field in the world and accounts for more than half of the cumulative oil production of Saudi Arabia.

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