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Iraq to IOCs: Low Spending Plans for 2016

By Simon Kent. The director of licensing at Iraq’s Ministry of Oil,  Abdul Mahdy Al-Ameedi, has written a letter to IOCs asking them for conservative spending plans for 2016 in light of the ongoing oil price rout. The low oil prices seen since last year have limited Iraq’s ability to pay companies to meet production […]

More Auditors Needed in Iraq

Patrick Fitzgerald, director of the US Defense Contract Audit Agency, told the Commission on Wartime Contracting that his agency lacks the resources to track all the money being spent in Iraq. The Pentagon’s top auditor said on Thursday that there may not be enough auditors to oversee all of the billions of dollars being spent. […]

BP Partners Net Contracts Worth $500m

BP has announced the first major contracts involving its partners on the rehabilitation of the Rumaila field in Southern Iraq. Three contractor groups were selected for drilling wells, worth a total of around $500 million, and will provide seven additional drilling rigs from the second half of 2010. The contracts will be awarded to: – […]