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Question Time!

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. […]

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Violence Falls in May

Levels of violence fell slightly in Iraq last month. Over the course of May AKE documented at least 162 separate attacks around Iraq.  Incidents left at least 223 civilians and members of the security forces dead. Dozens more injured and the figure does not include militants and terrorists killed in police or army operations or […]

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Provision of Bulk Fuel for UNAMI Vehicles

United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) intends to solicit bids for provision of bulk fuel (Diesel ) for UNAMI vehicles & generators in UNAMI Compound located in Basrah , Iraq for a period of 6 months. Please click here to download tenders details .

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Iraq Exports 2.452m bpd Crude in May

Reuters reports that Iraq’s oil exports in May averaged 2.452 million bpd, down from 2.508 million bpd in April. The spokesman for the Oil Ministry, Asim Jihad, said on Saturday that exports from Basra (pictured) were 2.086 million bpd in May, with another  366,000 bpd from Kirkuk, including 7,000 bpd sent by truck through Jordan. […]

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Chevron Phillips Chemical to Study Iraq Plant

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., a joint venture between Chevron and ConocoPhillips, signed a letter of intent to evaluate the feasibility of developing a petrochemical plant in Iraq, according to a report from Bloomberg. Hanaa al-Husseini, a spokeswoman for the Industry and Minerals Ministry, said the company would look into building a new facility and upgrading […]

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South Oil Company’s Requisitions List

    SOUTH OIL COMPANY           REQUISITIONS LIST           CLOSING DATE 1/7/2012       ALL PARTICIPANTS IN ENQURIES THAT WILL BE RE- ANNOUNCED SHOULD FOLLOW -UP OUR REQUISITIONS LISTS AND CLOSING DATE ON OUR WEB SITE INSTEAD OF NOTIFICATION BY FAX OR E-MAIL AND SUBMIT EITHER RENEWED […]

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Maersk Line Establishes Iraq Presence

Maersk Line has opened a new branch in the port of Umm Qasr, in the Basrah region of Iraq. Until very recently Iraq was seen as being too dangerous for Maersk Line to risk opening an office. Thankfully conditions are changing, and Maersk Line is determined to do its bit to both capture business for […]

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Ex-AWB boss Admits to Iraq Bribe Breaches

After almost 10 years, the former chief executive of Australia’s AWB Ltd has admitted to four breaches of the law relating bribes paid to Saddam Hussein’s government between 2001 and 2005 to secure wheat sales. According to the report in The Australian, Andrew Lindberg’s four admissions relate to his having failed to tell the AWB […]

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Iran “Seeks to Sabotage Iraq’s Oil Drive”

According to a report from UPI, global security consultancy Stratfor says Iran is systematically stealing Iraq’s oil, either by siphoning it off from pipelines to boost its own exports, or by extending its control over Iraq’s southern oilfields in Shiite-controlled Basra province: “Iran’s deep political, economic and militant links in Iraq — particularly in the […]

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Weekly Security Update for 30th May 2012

Levels of violence fell slightly in Iraq last week. At least 43 people were killed and 125 injured in nationwide incidents. A total of 43 bomb attacks left 24 people dead and 106 injured. There were no suicide bombings recorded although a number of militants were killed whilst handling explosive devices that detonated prematurely. A […]

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