Tag Archives | Basra Gas Company

Gas Condensate Exports – a New Beginning for Hydrocarbon Industry?

By Rami Khrais for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Do gas condensate exports represent new beginning for Iraq’s hydrocarbon industry? Iraq exported its first shipment of gas condensate on March 20, from the port at Khor al-Zubair to Fujairah in […]

Iraq Exports First Shipment of Natural Gas

By John Lee. Iraq exported its first shipment of natural gas on Sunday. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said a cargo of about 10,000 standard cubic feet of gas, in the form of condensates, left the port of Umm Qasr. He declined to name the buyer, but Oil and Gas Year cites sources as saying […]

Iraq wins Award for Reduction of Gas Flaring

By John Lee. The World Bank has awarded Iraq’s Ministry of Oil a certificate of appreciation for its efforts and success in reducing the flaring of associated gas. The award was made for the work of the Basra Gas Company (BGC), by the Bank’s Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR), a public-private initiative comprising international […]

Oil Minister meets with Shell

Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] met on Monday with Hans Nijkamp, the head of Shell in Iraq. and his entourage. The meeting was also attended by the deputy oil ministers, the directors general of the ministry, and representatives from the Basra Gas Company (BGC). The Minister said that Iraq is keen to […]

Basra Gas Company Wins Flaring Reduction Award

The Basrah Gas Company (BGC) has been awarded the World Bank’s prestigious Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) Excellence Award for 2015. The GGFR Excellence Award recognises governments, oil companies and other organisations that have made a significant contribution to gas flaring reduction in the upstream sector of the industry through associated gas utilisation projects, […]

G4S Win $187 Million Basra Contract

By Simon Kent. G4S Risk Management has announced that it has won a new contract to provide security services to Basra Gas Company (BGC) for three years commencing January 2016 with a total contract value of $187 million. The exercise of a two-year extension option would bring the total value to $270 million. BGC operates […]

Severn Valve Solutions hits Landmark Achievements

Advertising Feature Southern Iraq’s pre-eminent valve engineering specialist was recently awarded its fourth contract for valve management in the Rumaila field. It has also achieved its mid-term target for workforce localisation. Severn Valve Solutions is an authority in valve performance, compliance and reliability. The business draws on 50 years of OEM valve expertise, 30 years’ […]

Fugro Wins Contract Extension by BGC

Fugro has been awarded a three year contract extension by Basra Gas Company (BGC). The contract covers the provision of topographic and geotechnical services in the Basrah province of Southern Iraq, as well as bathymetric surveys and metocean services. Since being awarded the contract in March 2014, Fugro has provided geotechnical and topographical survey investigation […]

Iraq has Lost Billions from Gas Flaring

By John Lee. The former head of the Energy Studies Department at the Opec Secretariat in Vienna has said that delays in capturing associated gas from Iraq’s oilfields is costing the country billions of dollars. Saadallah Al Fathi told GulfNews.com that the Basra Gas Company (BGC) is very slow in rehabilitating and maintaining the plants […]

Petrojet Wins Major New Iraq Contracts

By John Lee. Egypt’s state-owned Petroleum Projects & Technical Consultations Company (Petrojet) has reportedly won two contracts in Iraq valued at $142.5 million (166 billion Iraqi dinars). In the first contract, worth $75 million, Petrojet will carry out the first phase of the rehabilitation and upgrade of the current facilities in Basra Gas Company, for […]

Fugro wins Contract from Basra Gas Company

Fugro has been awarded a contract for one year, plus a year extension option, by Basra Gas Company (BGC) for the provision of Geotechnical Investigations and Topographic Services in the Basrah province of Southern Iraq. Fugro will provide geotechnical and topographical survey investigation services at various locations throughout the project area to support a number […]