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Increased Basra Crude Exports in June

By John Lee. Iraq plans to increase its exports of crude oil from its southern region to 3.47 million bpd in June, according to a report from Reuters. If achieved, this would beating the previous record volume set in November. The increase is planned to come mainly from the Basra Heavy grade, at 900,000 bpd, […]

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Iraq to Load Less Basra Crude in March

By John Lee. Iraq expects to load less Basra crude in March than in February, according to a report from Reuters. A preliminary loading programme for March shows exports of 3.38 million bpd from the southern terminals, down 6.9 percent from the 3.63 million bpd planned for February. February exports, if achieved, could exceed the […]

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Basra Crude Exports to Rise in January

By John Lee. Iraq plans to export about 3.4 million bpd of crude oil from its southern oil terminals in January, according to a report from Reuters. This represents an increase of 17.2 percent on December’s estimate, and is driven by the Basra Light grade, which is planned to increase 23 percent to 2.61 million […]

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APR Energy Extends Basra Contract

By Simon Kent. APR Energy plc has announced that it has signed for an extension of its power generation contract in Iraq. The company run a gas fired power station that provides electricity for Iraq’s southern port city of Basra. According to APR, the power plant has been in operation since 2012 and comprises six […]

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Jaafari asks Japan to set up Tech Institute in Basra

Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met Mr Shinichi Kitaoka the President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) specialised in technical cooperation within official development assistance program. This program aims at stimulating the international cooperation, supporting the social and economic development and paying the attention to health, education, technology, communication and information sectors. The minister […]

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Basra Plans World’s Tallest Tower

By Simon Kent. Basra provincial council has reportedly hired international consultancy firm Mott MacDonald to finalise plans for a 3500ft, 240 floor building which would be host to business communities, residents and public entertainment. According to designers AMBS Architects, the “city in the sky” is designed to be an “antidote” to modern super towers in […]

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Cabinet Approves New Hotel at Basra Airport

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved the allocation of a plot of land in Basra International Airport to the Ministry of Transport for the purpose of establishing a hotel complex and integrated services facilities. The decision on the 61-acre site was made at the Council of Ministers meeting on Tuesday (pictured), which was […]

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