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Iraqi Kurdistan Pays $75 Million to IOCs

By Simon Kent. The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has released a statement saying it has put aside $75 million to pay three IOCs, Genel Energy, DNO and Gulf Keystone. The announcement follows payment disruption to the IOCs from the ongoing Baghdad–Erbil revenues and exports dispute. Additionally, the KRG has pledged regular payments, welcome news to the […]

Ceyhan: Some Oil Cargoes Cancelled

By Simon Kent. Sources at Ceyhan have told Reuters that there is insufficient oil in the Iraqi State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) tanks at the port to fill planned cargoes. Both BP and Spain’s Cepsa have cancelled shipments, and no oil has gone to SOMO storage for the past ten days. According to sources, this […]

Basra joins Revenue Sharing Talks

By John Lee.  According to a 2009 revision of Iraq’s Provincial Powers Act (also known as Law 21) the province of Basra is supposed to be receiving an extra $5 dollars of oil revenue per barrel produced in the province. If this was the case, the province could be receiving an income equivalent to that […]