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Shell, Mitsubishi, Gas Production to Start This Year

Dow Jones reports that the gas capture project with Shell and Mitsubishi in Southern Iraq is expected to start production this year. The head of the South Gas Company, Ali Hussein Khudhier, told the news agency that they expect to produce 50 Mcfd of gas this year. He added that the floating LNG plant and […]

Shell Signs $17bn Iraqi Gas Deal

Shell, Mitsubishi and the Iraqi government have finally signed the $17.2 billion deal on Sunday to capture flared gas at Iraq’s southern oilfields. The 25-year project is intended to boost production of badly needed electricity and reduce the environmental damage caused by flaring, as well as opening up the possibility of gas exports. It will harness […]

Shell-BGC Contracts: Inked but not yet approved!

Ahmed Mousa Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES). He was formerly a senior economist with the Iraq National Oil Company and Iraq’s Ministry of Oil, Chief Expert for the Council of Ministers, Director at the Ministry of Trade, and International Specialist with UN. He is […]