Tag Archives | 3rd round oil licences

Iraq Plans to take over Mansuriyah Gas Field

By John Lee. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi, Luiebi] (pictured) as ordered Iraq’s state-owned oil companies to devise an urgent plan to develop the Mansuriyah (Mansouriya) gas field, following what he described as the delay and the failure of foreign companies to start developing the field. The field, in Diyala province, was awarded in […]

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Presentation on Iraq’s Oil Service Contracts & Bidding Rounds

Mr. Abdul Mahdy Al-Ameedi, the Director General of Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate (PCLD), delivered a presentation to the Iraqi parliament on 13th December 2015 on the subject of Iraq’s oil service contracts and bidding rounds. The presentation (in Arabic) provides an excellent comparison between the Ministry’s Service Contracts and Production Sharing Contracts of the […]

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Article 140: The Elephant at the Negotiating Table

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Article 140: The Elephant At The Negotiating Table As Kurds and Iraqis Reach Oil Deal Over the past week or so, there have been many congratulatory articles written about the […]

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BP, CNPC First to Receive Development Costs

BP and its partner China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) will be the first companies to be paid back by the Iraqi government for developing Iraq’s supergiant Rumaila oil field, a senior Iraqi oil official told Dow Jones Newswires. “The first company that we are going to pay back costs and remuneration fees to will be […]

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45 Companies Qualified for 3rd Round of Licences

Forty-five companies are qualified to compete for the third round of oil licenses, Iraq’s oil minister said on Wednesday. “The coming round will be bigger than the previous ones due to the improvement of the security and political situation in Iraq,’ Abdulkarim al-Luhaiebi [Luaibi, Elaibi] told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “There is a new project […]

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Winners of Gas-Field Contracts Announced – Full Details

Iraq has awarded three of its established gas fields to foreign consortia in the third stage of an energy sell-off, as the country races to supply gas to local power plants and to export markets. The three fields, in the south, centre and far west of Iraq were sold at or slightly below the price […]

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