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Iraq Plans Refinery When Developing Nasiriyah Oil Fiel

Bloomberg reports that Iraq will ask companies to build an oil refinery when it invites bids to develop the Nasiriyah field south of Baghdad. Abdul- Mahdi al-Ameedi, the head of the ministry’s licensing department, said, “we will not develop the Nasiriyah oil field on its own but in tandem with the establishment of a refinery”. […]

Possible Mini-Auction for Nassiriyah Oilfield

Reuters reports that four international oil companies(IOCs)  have shown an interest in developing the Nassiriyah oilfield in Iraq. A senior oil official said on Sunday that Iraq may hold a mini-auction for the largely undeveloped field, following a number of unsucessful attempts to reach agreement with foreign firms. Talks with a Japanese group led by […]

Chevron Considered Iran-Iraq Oilfield

The Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, allegedly told U.S. diplomats that oil giant Chevron has been in talks with Tehran about developing a cross-border oilfield with Iraq, according to a cable released by WikiLeaks. Dow Jones reports that the cable, sent by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, summarizes a conversation between the U.S. diplomats and […]