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Bombs target Bai Hassan Oil Pipeline

By John Lee. Reuters reports that four bombs caused damage and fire on Saturday near a minor pipeline that delivers crude oil from the Bai Hassan oilfield to a degassing station in Kirkuk. Sources at the state-run North Oil Company (NOC) told the news agency that pumping had already been halted at the time of […]

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3 Killed in blast at Bai Hassan Oilfield

By John Lee. At least three people have been killed while seven others were injured when an oil tank exploded at the Bai Hassan oilfield on Monday. A spokesman for the North Oil Company (NOC) said the blast occurred during a welding operation. (Source: TBP)

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New Oil Deal Still Under Discussion

By Simon Kent. Kurdish and Iraqi officials are still thrashing out details of a more sustainable and far reaching oil revenue and exports deal, following the resumption of federal oil exports into the Kurdish pipeline from Kirkuk. Last week, 100,000 bpd of Kirkuk crude from Baba Gorgor, Jambour and Khabbaz, three fields in the giant Kirkuk […]

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Video: Oil Field and Gas Facility Attacked

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Militants assaulted a gas facility and a nearby oil field in north Iraq on Sunday, killing five people in rare attacks inside Kurdish-controlled areas of Kirkuk province, officials said:

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IS Attacks Energy Infrastructure

By John Lee. Militants from the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) have reportedly attacked two energy facilities in northern Iraq on Sunday. Reuters reports that four men stormed the ‘AB2’ gas compressor station, about 15 km northwest of Kirkuk, shooting dead four employees, wounding others, and setting off around five explosions. Counter-terrorism forces […]

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KRG Statement on Kirkuk Oil Fields

KRG statement on recent events at oil facilities and infrastructure in Makhmour district This morning, members of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Kirkuk Oil Protection Forces moved to secure the oil fields of Bai Hassan and the Makhmour area, after learning of orders by officials in the federal Ministry of Oil in Baghdad to […]

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