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Baker Hughes wins Iraq Flare Gas Contract

Baker Hughes, a GE company has been awarded a contract by the South Gas Company of Iraq (SGC) for fast-track solutions to help the recovery of flare gas for Nassiriya and Al Gharraf  [Garraf] oilfields. The importance of the project was highlighted by the attendance of several high-level officials, including HE Jabbar Al-Luaib, the Minister […]

BHGE: Growth in Iraq Offsets Decline in other Markets

By John Lee. In its 2017 Results, Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has said that rig count growth in Iraq and the UAE offset declines in other Middle Eastern markets. During the year, the company secured what it describes as the largest-ever turbomachinery and process solutions agreement with PetroChina for the provision of its […]

BHGE to supply Generators for Halfaya Oilfield

Baker Hughes, a GE company, has signed an agreement for the provision of turbine generators to PetroChina International Iraq, in the biggest Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS) agreement ever between the two companies.  BHGE will deliver its Frame 6B gas turbine electric generator trains to support power generation for the Halfaya oilfield located in the […]

Baker Hughes signs Contract for Natural Gas Liquids Plant

Following extensive discussions, the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) signed a contract for fast-track solutions to help the recovery of flare gas in line with the country’s strategy for energy sector development. An advanced modular gas processing (NGL) plant has been recommended for Nassiriya as part of the initiative […]

Baker Hughes to Resume Operations

Baker Hughes is preparing to resume operations in Iraq after protests in Basra prompted the company to issue force majeure notices to its customers. Reuters reports that Derek Mathieson, Baker Hughes’ vice president, told an investor conference: “We have initiated the resumption of operations … Within the coming weeks, we will be working toward becoming […]

Baker Hughes Declares Force Majeure in Iraq

By John Lee. Baker Hughes has announced that a protest incident by local residents occurred last Saturday at a subsidiary’s facility near Basra. No injuries were suffered and the facility was secured. The incident is currently under investigation. Due to the significant disruption of business, Baker Hughes has suspended operations in Iraq, and has issued […]

Iraq “The Next Big Market” For Baker Hughes?

By John Lee. An article from Seeking Alpha speculates that Iraq could provide solid opportunities to oil field services firms like Baker Hughes, but points out that there are significant risks and issues that need to be addressed before international firms can participate wholeheartedly in this promising market. Baker Hughes has been making steady progress […]

Baker Hughes Rig Survey Includes Iraq for First Time

By John Lee. Baker Hughes has included Iraq in its international survey of rotary drilling rigs for the first time since 1990. The Baker Hughes Rig Counts are an important business barometer for the drilling industry and its suppliers. When drilling rigs are active they consume products and services produced by the oil service industry. […]

LUKoil Starts Drilling at West Qurna-2

LUKOIL started production drilling and construction of a key production facility, namely a Central Processing Facility, at the West Qurna-2 field in Iraq on Wednesday. Abdel Karim al-Luaibi, the Iraqi Oil Minister, and also the heads of the Basra province, Iraq’s South Oil Company, LUKOIL Overseas and of the major contractor companies Baker Hughes and […]

Baker Hughes Joins Race for Kirkuk Oilfield

Baker Hughes has joined BP and Schlumberger on separate talks with Iraq to more than double the output from the giant Kirkuk oil field in northern Iraq, according to Dow Jones. “Iraq is conducting preliminary talks with these three companies to examine plans to develop the field,” an Iraqi oil industry figure said on Monday. […]