Tag Archives | Al Faw

More Details on New Basra Refinery Project

By John Lee. The Ministry of Oil has given more information on the new investment opportunity to build a new 300,000-bpd refinery in Basra’s Faw (Fao). The refinery is capable of being extended by adding new units for the petrochemicals industries. The execution is according to the methods of BOT or BOO according to the […]

CNPC: New Maysan Pipeline Complete

By John Lee. China’s CNPC has announced the completion of a 272 kilometre crude oil pipeline which connects Halfaya and Burzugan [Bazargan] oilfields in southern Iraq to the Al-Faw port. Incredibly, CNPC have remarked that the pipeline is passing through 30km of areas that were once minefields during the Iran-Iraq war. Today, southern Iraq is […]

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 Kuwaiti Port Could Scupper Iraq’s Grand Faw

A few dozen Iraqis protested on Wednesday against Kuwaiti plans for a new port near Umm Qasr, Iraq’s only deep-water port. AKnews reports that public committees from Basra organized the protests to show public opposition against the Kuwaiti Mubarak port across the border. “Everyone knows that Kuwait does not need this port since it has […]