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Kurdistan Cements Ties with Germany

Iraqi Kurdistan’s President, Masoud Barzani, and Prime Minister, Barham Salih, have met Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dirk Niebel. Mr Niebel was accompanied by two members of Germany’s federal parliament and several business representatives. At their meeting, President Barzani told the delegation that he hopes the Kurdistan Region’s already excellent diplomatic and […]

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Oil Exports From Kurdistan Delayed

Iraqi Kurdistan has not yet started exporting crude oil, despite a reported agreement that exports would resume from 1st February, Iraqi oil ministry sources said on Tuesday. Two top oil ministry officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Platts that there had been no additional oil supplied from two producing fields in the Kurdish region […]

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Gulf Keystone Updates Kurdistan Operations

Gulf Keystone provided an update this morning on its active work program in Kurdistan. Sheikh Adi – 1 The Sheikh Adi-1 exploration well is currently at the 13.375 inch casing point at the bottom of the Cretaceous interval after side tracking around a section of the bottom hole assembly that had become stuck in the […]

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Sterling Energy Jumps on Kurdistan Update

Shares in Sterling Energy (LSE: SEY) rose 11% on Thursday after it stated it is ready to sidetrack and re-drill its Sangaw North-1 well in Kurdistan after recovering further 280 metres of drill pipe from the well after it ran into trouble in November. Interactive Investor quotes Keith Morris, analyst at Evo Securities, as saying: […]

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6,000 New Teachers Needed in Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Region’s minister of education has requested an additional 6,000 teachers and staff in 2011, almost twice the number recruited in 2010. Speaking to AKnews, Safin Dizayee said the demand has been directed to the Kurdistan Council of Ministers to fill the gap in teaching staff and administration posts of new and existing schools. […]

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Belarus to Build Tractor Factory in Kurdistan

According to a report from AKnews, the Belarusian government is planning to build a factory to make tractors, trucks, and agricultural machinery in Iraqi Kurdistan. A delegation of Belarusian investors and businessmen, led by the Belarusian Industry minister, announced the plan on Wednesday at a meeting with Erbil’s governor, Nawzad Hadi. The foreign delegation made […]

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Kurdistan Confirms Oil Export Agreement

Further to our report last week that oil exports from Iraqi Kurdistan will resume at the start of February, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has issued a statement confirming the agreement, and addressing the conflict with Baghdad over the budget. The full statement is shown below: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Barham Salih (pictured) this week […]

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