Archive | 8th June 2012

PM Barzani Announces New Power Plant

KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani announced a strategic, tripartite energy agreement yesterday between companies from the Czech Republic, Turkey and the Kurdistan Region to build a new power plant. The agreement brings together the Czech Export Bank, Czech company PSG International, Turkey’s Renaissance Construction and KAR Group, the Kurdistan Region’s largest company, to build and […]

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WesternZagros’s Kurdamir-2 Well More than Doubles Oil Resource Potential

WesternZagros Resources today announced an update of the Company’s ongoing exploration and appraisal program, and a substantially revised Prospective Resource Assessment of the Eocene reservoir for Kurdamir. The Eocene reservoir is the second of the three targeted reservoirs in the Kurdamir-2 well (currently drilling). The revised assessment is based upon the Kurdamir-2 well encountering an […]

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UKTI UK-Turkey Partnership for Opportunities in Iraq

The Middle East Association (MEA) is pleased to inform you of the UKTI UK-Turkey Partnership for Opportunities in Iraq and Caspian Gas Forum, which are taking place at the Çırağan Kempinski Hotel in Istanbul during 3-5 July 2012. Tickets are available for either event or both events together, and UK-based delegates can receive 20% discount […]

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Arab-Kurdish Rapprochement in Northern Iraqi Region

This article was written by Ahmed Younis, Khalid Waleed and Mustafa Mohammed, and was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net. It is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Residents of […]

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United States Taking the Backseat in Iraq

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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