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UKEF helps GE and Enka secure Power Contract

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has announced that it is supporting the Enka UK and General Electric (GE) consortium with US$117 million in financing to deliver two critical power projects in Iraq. Rt Hon. Greg Hands MP (pictured), UK Minister for International Trade, welcomed the news, saying: “The Department for International Trade through UK Export Finance […]

MAN supplies Engines to Iraq

Germany’s MAN Diesel & Turbo has delivered six MAN 18V32/40 engines, including gensets and mechanical equipment, to its customer CGGC-UN Power Co Ltd. (China Gezhouba Group Cooperation) in Samawah, Iraq. CGGC is taking on the role of EPC contractor (engineering, procurement, construction) in the building of a 50 MW captive power plant for a cement […]

New Financing for Iraqi Projects

By John Lee. GE, Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) have reportedly signed a financing MoU to accelerate the development of power and infrastructure projects in Iraq. According to TradeArabia, a similar financing agreement with the three entities earlier this year facilitated the completion of the first phase of the ‘Power […]

UNDP Provides Water, Electricity for over 100,000 Refugees

UNDP helps to ensure access to safe water and reliable electricity for over 100,000 people in the Governorate of Erbil The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governorate of Erbil have signed two agreements to rehabilitate key infrastructure in areas hosting thousands of displaced people, including large numbers who have fled from Mosul. With […]

APR Signs Contract Extension

APR Energy, which describes itself as “a global leader in fast-track power solutions”, announce on Wednesday that it has signed extensions of its power generation contracts in Iraq and Angola. The Company’s contract extension in Iraq is for a one-year term, and runs through 2016. The power plant has been in operation since 2012 and […]

Former Minister Charged with Corruption

By John Lee. Iraq’s Commission of Integrity has reportedly issued an arrest warrant for a number of Iraqi government officials, including the former minister of electricity Karim Aftan al-Jumaili, on corruption charges. Accoring to BasNews, former Member of Iraqi Parliament Odai Awad had previously accused al-Jumaili of 27 cases of corruption. Jumaili was appointed as Minister […]

Iraq to Strike New Gas Deal with Iran

Iran’s Mehr news agency reports that Iraq will soon sign a deal with Iran to start importing 25 million cubic meters (mcm) of natural gas per day in 2013. The Iranian gas will be used to power four Iraqi electricity plants. The giant South Pars gas field (pictured) in the Persian Gulf is shared by […]