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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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Spain’s Repsol Eyes Investments in Iraqi Kurdistan

According to a report from Reuters, Spain’s Repsol is the latest large international oil company (IOC) to consider potential investments in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq. Repsol’s move, which risks it being blacklisted from investment in the rest of Iraq, follows recent investments in Kurdistan by U.S.-based Marathon Oil and Murphy Oil. Repsol has […]

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MEA Trade Mission to Iraqi Kurdistan

The Middle East Association will be leading its ninth trade mission to Iraqi Kurdistan in Spring 2011. This will be held from 27th Feb until 4th March, with the possibility of extending a stay to coincide with the Erbil Building Exhibition (3rd – 6th March). Kurdistan is an important emerging market, and the mission will […]

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From Iceland to Kurdistan

A trade delegation from Iceland has arrived in the Kurdistan Region to hold talks with regional officials, seeking business opportunities and to strengthen bilateral relations, according to a report from AKnews. The delegation includes some Icelandic companies invited by a delegation of the region’s Kurdistan Exports and Imports Union (KEIU) in September, when they visited Iceland […]

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Egytians Want To Invest in Kurdistan

Rashid Mohamed Rashid, Egypt’s Trade and Industry Minister, is to head a delegation of investors on a visit to Iraqi Kurdistan, to consider the possibility of establishing projects in industry, tourism, energy, housing and infrastructure in the Kurdistan provinces. Egypt is encouraging the private sector to go to Iraqi Kurdistan as part of the support […]

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20 Swedish Companies Visit Kurdistan

Representatives of 20 Swedish companies met a group of businessmen from the Kurdistan region on Monday to discuss investment opportunities in the region. The meeting was organized by the Iraqi businessmen association in Kurdistan. “The meeting is a first step in learning about the Swedish companies and their experience,” Sardar Hassan, the association’s secretary general, […]

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Eid Holiday Boosts Kurdistan Tourism

The media secretary at the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry for  Tourism said on Saturday that nearly 37,000 tourists visited Kurdistan during Eid al-Adha. Kan’an Baha’addin told AKnews during the four days of the Eid 15,000 tourists visited Erbil province, 13,000 Dohuk, and 8,500 Sulaimaniya. Eid al-Adha is an Islamic celebration that takes place at the […]

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Heritage Oil Gains on Kurdistan Update

Shares in Heritage Oil Plc (LSE: HOIL), the independent upstream exploration and production company with operation in Iraqi Kurdistan, were up more than 5% this morning after the company issued an Interim Management Statement for the periond July 2010 to 17 November 2010. Highlights The Miran West-2 well, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, has […]

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