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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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Turkey to Develop Education in Kurdistan

Turkey’s education minister, Niemat Jobokjo, expressed the desire to help develop Kurdistan’s educational sector, he said during a visit to the province. The Turkish minister visited many schools in Erbil, praising educational levels there, and said she wants to develop exchange visits and joint workshops. She was accompanied by Turkish lawmakers and educational officials. (Source: […]

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Kurdistan Signs Trade Protocol with Ukraine

The deputy head of the Kurdistan Importers and Exporters Union said the union signed a protocol with the Ukraine Business Council during a visit to the Ukrainian capital Kiev (pictured). The protocol was signed at the conclusion of a wide-ranging commercial conference held by the Ukraine Business Council. Sixteen members travelled from Kurdistan. The terms […]

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New Kurdistan Representative Office in Spain

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) last week inaugurated a new representation office in Spain. Mr Daban Shadala, the KRG’s Representative, hosted the inauguration at the new office in central Madrid. Mr Shadala welcomed guests including Dr Ziyad Khalid, Iraq’s Ambassador to Spain, Spain’s Honorary Consul in the Kurdistan Region, representatives from the autonomous regions of […]

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Kurdistan Oil Dispute Appears Resolved

The dispute between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over the legitimacy of international oil contracts signed by the Kurds appears to be over. Baghdad’s dispute with Kurdistan froze oil exports from the region last year. Asked if the dispute between the two Iraqi powers had been resolved, Iraqi Oil Minister, Hussain al-Shahristani, told […]

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MOL Shares Up Following Iraqi Kurdistan Report

MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas has informed the markets that, further to its recent notification on 8 November 2010 on the test results, it has submitted the Discovery Report on the Bijell-1 exploration well to the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. As previously announced, 3,743 bbl/d 13° API oil and […]

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Heritage Oil Kurdistan Presentation

Heritage Oil Plc (LSE: HOIL), the independent upstream exploration and production company, has announced that it is hosting an investor day on Saturday in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq (“Kurdistan”). The purpose of the day is to provide attendees with more detail on the Company’s operations and strategy in Kurdistan and a presentation will be […]

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Japan to Invest $600m in Kurdistan

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has allocated US$600 million [700 billion Iraqi dinars] for service projects in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, according to Aswat al-Iraq. The media director of the Region’s Planning Ministry, Adnan Haji Kaka, told the agency on Wednesday that, “Kurdistan’s Planning Minister, Ali Sindi, has discussed with JICA’s Chairman, Aquari Satochi […]

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