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Oil Development Continues at Hamrin

By John Lee. As part of an effort to continue to develop and expand oil production in Northern Iraq, the Minister for Oil Abdul Kareem Luaibi [Elaibi] (pictured) has announced that the ministry is accelerating development at the Hamrin (Himreen) field. This is despite an increased security risk in the area around the field’s infrastructure, […]

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Commercial Law Development Program

US Embassy officers have participated in the Commerical Law Development Program’s (CLDP) Vis Moot Court program at the Al-Rasheed Hotel. On the margins of the moot court training, Embassy officers offered guidance and encouragement to law students as they prepare for upcoming competitions in Qatar and the final rounds in Vienna, Austria. The Embassy’s EducationUSA […]

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Zebari Meets EU Commissioner for Development

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and his accompanying delegation met European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, on January 20, 2014, at the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels. The two sides reviewed the development programs in Iraq, particularly the assistance provided by the EU in this area and the national development plan for the years […]

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Development Work to Begin in Kut

By John Lee. A Malaysian firm has won a 71-billion Iraqi dinar ($61-million) contract to develop the southern area of Kut in Wasit [Wassit] province, according to a report from Al-Shorfa. Wasit governor Mahmoud Talal said: “The contract includes developing and rehabilitating the southern neighbourhoods of town by developing and paving streets and implementing water, […]

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Denmark to Participate in the Kurdistan Development

The Danish Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Gert Meinecke, met with KRG Minister Falah Mustafa and other officials from the Department of Foreign Relations yesterday to announce that Danish companies will be participating in the progress and development of the Kurdistan Region. Ambassador Meinecke visited the Region last month and met with President Masoud Barzani and […]

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KRG Approves Development of Atrush

By John Lee. ShaMaran Petroleum has announced that the Atrush partners have received approval from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for the first phase in the development of the Atrush Block. The TAQA-operated Block, located 85 km northwest of Erbil, is expected to initially produce approximately 30,000 barrels of gross oil per day (bpd) with […]

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New $357bn National Development Plan

On Monday, September 16, the Ministry of Planning launched Iraq’s second National Development Plan (NDP) 2013-2017 at Baghdad’s Al-Rasheed Hotel. The Ministry of Planning (MOP) played a key role in producing the new NDP, with support from other Government of Iraq institutions and line ministries. The launch for the NDP was hosted by Minister of […]

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Spudding of Shaikan-10 Development Well

Gulf Keystone has announced that further to the approval of the Field Development Plan for the Shaikan field, a world class commercial discovery, announced on 26 June 2013, the Company has commenced its development drilling programme with the spudding of Shaikan-10. In parallel, production operations from the newly commissioned Shaikan production facility (“PF-1”) are scheduled […]

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KRG Approves GKP’s Shaikan Development Plan

Gulf Keystone Petroleum has announced that the Field Development Plan for the Shaikan field, a “world class commercial discovery”, is now approved. Todd F. Kozel (pictured), Chairman and CEO of Gulf Keystone, commented: “This is an historic moment in the evolution of the Company. Gulf Keystone is now fully permitted to commence production from the […]

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