Tag Archives | Al-Mansouriah

Iran-Iraq Gas Pipeline Completed

By John Lee. The Iranian Fars News Agency has reported that construction of Iran-Iraq gas pipeline, which runs to the Al-Mansoureh power plant in Iraq, is now complete. A source told the news agency that supply of Iranian gas along the 48-inches-diameter pipeline should have started already but has been delayed due to the unrest […]

Alstom Signs €400m Power Contract in Iraq

Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, and the Iraqi Vice Minister of Electricity, His Excellency Salam Kazzaz, signed on 11 December, in the presence of His Excellency Karim Aftan El Jumaily, Minister of Electricity, a contract worth approximately €400 million to build the 728 MW Al Mansuriya gas-fired power plant in the […]

Iraq Approves $540m Electricity Deal with Alstom

AFP reports that the Iraqi cabinet has approved a $540 million contract for French firm Alstom to build a 182.4 megawatt gas power plant in central Iraq. Ggovernment spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement that the plant, which should be up and running 18 months after the signature of the contract, is to be […]

Iraq Signs $365m Iranian Gas Pipeline Agreement

Iraq signed a $365 million agreement to install a pipeline network to import natural gas from Iran for power stations in the country, according to reports from Bloomberg and Iran Independent News Service. The pipelines will eventually supply 25 million cubic meters of Iranian natural gas a day to the Sadr, al-Quds and South Baghdad […]

Iraq to Import Iranian Gas

Bloomberg reports that Iraq has signed an initial agreement to import 25 million cubic meters of natural gas a day from Iran in order to supply its power stations. The agreement provides for the installation of pipelines within 18 months to transport gas from Iran to the Sadr and al-Quds power stations in Baghdad, Mosaab […]

Iraq Expects Initial Gas Field Contracts This Month

Iraq’s Oil Ministry expects to sign the initial contracts for the Mansuriyah and Akkas gas fields on 14th November, and for the Siba gas field the following day, Abdul-Mahdy al-Ameedi, head of the ministry’s licensing and contracting office said on Thursday. “And after the signing we will send the initial contracts to the cabinet for […]

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 […]

Baghdad Puts Gas Trio on Table

Iraq plans to offer three gas fields with combined in-place resources of 25 trillion cubic feet of gas to international bidders “in the coming months”, according to Iraqi Oil Minister Hussain Shahristani.