Tag Archives | Al Fao

Iraq’s Oil Exports Hit Record High

By John Lee. Surprising skeptics, the International Energy Agency has announced that Iraq’s oil exports have hit 3.6 million bpd, a record 30 year high, The Wall Street Journal reports. Previously exports were falling due to export bottlenecks, bad weather and extensive work on infrastructure, while some northern areas such as Kirkuk were adversely affected by insecurity. […]

Ribbon Cut on new Bazurgan-Halfaya-Fao Pipeline

By John Lee. The Director General of Missan Oil Company has cut the ribbon on the 272-km crude oil pipeline from Buzurgan to Halfaya and onward to the tanks reservoir at al-Fao [al-Faw]. It starts from meeting point of the two lines from Buzurgan and Halfaya. The 42-inch-diameter pipeline was built in cooperation with the […]

Oil Exports Pipeline Completed in Basra

By John Lee. Iraq’s South Oil Company has announced the completion of new pipeline network connecting its sites in North West Basra and the floating piers in the Fao [Faw] area, south of the province. Director General Dhia al-Mussawi told Aswat al-Iraq that the new pipelines will pump oil from storage in Tuba to the […]

Basra Forms Group to Invest in Faw Port

Basra Provincial Council announced on Tuesday the formation of a group that includes 100 local businesses to invest in Faw Port “to preserve the sovereignty of Iraq”. Council member Walid Qitan said: “The efforts of businessmen in the province resulted in the cooperation of major public companies to invest in Faw Port in order to […]

New Al-Faw Port to Cut Shipping Costs to Europe

According to a report from Iraq’s National Media Centre, the new port at Faw [Fao], when completed, will reduce transport costs between Europe and Asia. Salah al-Khadir said the project will shorten the distance between Iraq and the other countries of the world, and especially the vessels coming from Asia to Eastern Europe, indicating that […]