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Kurdistan Oil Exports to Resume in February

Reuters reports that Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq has agreed with Baghdad to resume oil exports from the start of February, the Kurdish prime minister Barham Salih (pictured) said, taking the two sides closer to resolving bitter disputes over oil and land. Around 40 companies, such as Norway’s DNO, have invested in Kurdistan, but […]

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Kurdistan Signs MoU with Sweden

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq signed two memorandums of understanding with two Swedish counties on Tuesday: Örebro (pictured) and Jönköping. The move aims help Swedish companies to invest in Kurdistan. Both memorandums were signed in a meeting between Erbil’s governor, Nawzad Hadi, the mayor of Örebro, a representative of Jönköping, and the Swedish consul in […]

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Former Austrian Chancellor: EU Should Source Energy in Kurdistan

In a recent interview on EU’s energy security with World Security Network Foundation (WSN), former Austrian Chancellor Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel (pictured) said that Europe should also diversify sources of energy supply by looking, for instance, to the Kurdish Region of Iraq. Europe is heavily dependent on Russia for its energy supply, especially natural gas, which […]

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Kurdistan Bolsters Ties with Poland

A delegation representing 15 companies from the Kurdistan Region went to Poland on Thursday to visit an annual business expo in the country. Salah Khidir, the head of the Polish-Iraqi Commerce and Industry Chamber told AKnews that the three-day expo will start on Jan.14. The Kurdish team seeks to boost ties with the host country’s […]

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Northern Ireland Trade Mission to Iraqi Kurdistan

A 22-strong delegation representing 17 Northern Irish companies arrived in Erbil on Sunday on the first Invest Northern Ireland organised trade mission to Kurdistan. The companies, drawn from a broad range of local industries, will be meeting potential customers and community leaders in Kurdistan’s key business centre of Erbil during the week-long mission. The trade […]

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Automobile Plant in Kurdistan Under Discussion

Kurdistan Region’s minister of transportation and communication has said Thursday a number of businessmen are in serious talks to build an automobile manufacturing plant in the Region, according to a report from AKnews. Anwar Jabali [Anwar Jabali Sabo] (pictured) did not disclose the names of the people involved, however he stressed the Region has “promising” […]

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Sterling Energy Slips on Kurdistan Update

Shares in Sterling Energy (AIM: SEY), the independent oil and gas exploration and production company, fell 10% on Thursday morning following an update on operations at its Sangaw North block (53.33% working interest) in Kurdistan. Since the last update on 23 November 2010, operations have been conducted to remove the hydrocarbon gas, containing approximately 0.5% […]

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Mass Global Wins Kurdistan Smelter Contract

The Kurdistan Regional Government has licensed a firm to build a $1.1 billion smelter and steel plant, according to Trade Arabia. Mass Global was granted the to build the project in the Chamchamal area between Kirkuk and Sulaimaniya, said Haidar Mustafa, head of the industrial projects department of KRG’s investment commission. “The total amount of […]

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DNO’s Kurdistan Output Dips in November

DNO reports a working interest (WI) production of 9,883 bopd in November. The November net entitlement production was 6,355 bopd at an average realized oil price of USD 62 per barrel. As the local sales from the Tawke field recommenced in the beginning of December, the Company expects a WI production of around 20,000 bopd […]

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