D7bn to Renovate Joman Streets- Official

A project to renovate the streets of Joman district will require 7 billion Iraqi dinars (nearly $6 million U.S. dollars), the director of the local municipality said on Saturday. “Two local companies have begun work on two projects to renovate the streets and neighborhoods of Joman district at a total cost of ID803 billion,” Farman […]

Iraq’s Oil Revenues Up by $300m in Dec. 2009

Iraq’s oil revenues went up by $300 million during the last month of 2009 to hit $4.499 billion through the sale of 61.3 million barrels at a rate of $73.39 per barrel, the Iraqi oil ministry announced on Saturday. “Crude oil exports rose in December 2009 compared to November 2009 during which 57 million barrels […]

2 U.S.-funded Meat and Fish Markets Opened in Kut

Wassit Governor Lateef Hamad al-Turfa opened on Saturday two U.S.-funded meat and fish markets in the city of al-Kut. “The two projects cost around six billion Iraqi dinars,” Majid al-Itabi, the Wassit province’s information director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency He said that the two buildings will occupy a total area of 3,250 square metres. […]

Karbala Wants More Money for New Schools

Karbala province wants to get more money to build new schools. “There are certain requirements for the educational process to succeed,” Abdulhameed al-Safar, the Karbala education director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Saturday. He said that some classes in Karbala embrace more than 70 students in each. “Karbala needs 70 new school buildings this […]

Red Star over Iraq

It may be the start of the biggest oil job in the world. Each day, 20 workers from BP and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) buckle down to the task of prepping the Rumaila oil field in southern Iraq for rapid development. In industry lingo, Rumaila is a “supergiant”—a 50-mile-long deposit of sweet crude with […]

DNO Sees Fourth Quarter Flow Drop

Norwegian oil producer DNO’s fourth-quarter net entitlement production from Yemen showed a small drop in the fourth quarter, and total production fell heavily due to the halt in Iraqi exports. DNO’s fourth quarter NI production from Yemen, which best reflects DNO’s actual share of the output; fell to 4738 from 4987 bpd in the third […]

U.S. to Fund Meat and Fish Markets in Wassit

U.S. Provincial Reconstruction Team (P.R.T) will fund two buildings in central Kut city, which will be used as meat and fish markets. “The two buildings will occupy a total area of 3,250 square meters,” Majid al-Itabi, the Wassit provincial media director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Thursday. He said that the first building will […]

3 Projects carried out at ID7b in Shaqlawa

Three service projects were finalized in the different areas of the district of Shaqlawa at a total cost of more than 7 billion Iraqi dinars, the district mayor said on Thursday. “The projects were carried out in Shaqlawa, (51 km) northeast of Arbil, at a cost of more than 7 billion Iraqi dinars from the […]

Housing Minister Discusses Progress of Projects

The Iraqi minister of housing and construction has discussed with the governor of Muthanna the progress of projects implemented by the ministry in the province. “Minister Bayan Dizayee has stressed her ministry’s seriousness in executing the projects in accordance with the required standards and the agreed deadlines,” according to a ministry statement received by Aswat […]

Kurdistan’s Cabinet Approves Housing Bill

Kurdistan region’s Council of Ministers approved the housing citizens draft law, according to an official statement released on Thursday. “The council during its meeting tackled also allocating 10% of the project’s amount to the cities, 15% to the districts and 20% to the villages,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The council […]