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Shahristani Receives the Gereman Ambassador

Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Hussain al-Shahristani received on July 22, 2014 a copy of the credentials of the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany’s new ambassador to the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Eghard Boroza during the ceremony took place in the office of the ministry. The Minister welcomed the Ambassador, praising the […]

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Shahristani Welcomes Barzani’s ‘Good Will’ Offer

By John Lee. Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussein al-Shahristani (pictured) has welcomed Nechirvan Barzani’s offer of sending 100,000 bpd of oil through the State Oil Marketing Company. According to Aswat al-Iraq, Barzani’s widely reported “good will” gesture was also welcomed by former oil minister Ibrahim Bahr al-Uloum who was positive about the offer. Until the […]

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Shahristani Updates on Oil Targets

By John Lee. Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani (pictured), has said the company is on track to pump 3.7 million barrels a day of crude by the end of the year. He told a conference in Dubai: “Iraq will easily pass 3.5 million barrels a day before the end of the year […]

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Shahristani, Metka, Discuss Shat al-Basra Power Project

By John Lee. The Head of the Greek company Metka, John Mytilineos, met with Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani, to discuss the building of the new Shat al-Basra power station. A statement by Shahristani’s Office, reported by AIN, said: “Shahristani urged during the meeting the Company to assume suitable immediate procedures […]

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Shahristani Invites Indonesian Companies to Invest in Iraq

Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani (pictured), has invited Indonesian companies and investors to participate in the reconstruction of Iraq, according to a report from AIN. The DPM emphasised opportunities in the areas of petrochemical plants and fertilizers factories. During his speech to the Indonesian Parliament, he assured MPs that “Iraq is […]

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STX Discusses Major Projects with Shahristani

Iraq’s Deputy Premier with responsibility for energy affairs, Hussein Shahristani, has reportedly met the chairman of the South Korean STX Group to discuss possible cooperation in building power stations. According to the report from Aswat al-Iraq, STX has already completed a diesel power station with a capacity of 900 megawatts. A statement from Mr Shahristani’s […]

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Shahristani Accuses Kurdistan of Oil Smuggling

The ongoing dispute between Iraq’s central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) reached new heights on Monday as Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani (pictured), accused the northern region of smuggling rather than meeting its export obligations. According to Reuters, Shahristani told reporters: “Most of the crude produced in the […]

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Anbar Sues Shahristani for Blocking Phosphate Plant Investment

According to AKnews, Anbar council has taken a court action against Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister, Hussein al-Shahristani (pictured), for not agreeing to a proposed investment in what it calls ‘metal phosphate cement plants’ in the province. The Deputy PM did not approve the project and instead referred it to the Ministry of […]

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Shahristani Clarifies Iraq’s Oil Production Target

At the ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’ conference in London last week, the Deputy Prime Minister with responsibility for energy, Dr Hussain al-Shahristani (pictured), clarified Iraq’s target of producing 12 million barrels per day of crude oil. The 12 million bpd was, he said, a capacity figure, and would not necessarily mean that this quantity of oil […]

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