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GE’s Iraq deals in at Risk over US Tavel Ban

By John Lee. US diplomats, citing a senior Iraqi government official, have said that the US travel ban could jeopardise General Electric (GE)‘s business in Iraq. According to a memo obtained by Politico: “[The Baghdad government] was preparing to sign two more deals with U.S. company General Electric that could be negatively affected, and that the […]

IBBC Welcomes Five New Members

The end of 2016 saw several new members join the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), each of which are underpinned by strong reputations for innovation, reliability and a commitment to investing in Iraq. GE, Khudairi Group, Pell Frischmann, Petronas and Siemens join 51 other world- and region-leading companies that form IBBC’s Council of Members. “IBBC […]

GE signs $520m Iraq Deal

GE has signed a multiyear agreement in Iraq with Mass Energy Group Holding. The $520-million contract includes operation and maintenance services as well as GE’s advanced digital industrial solutions for the 3-gigawatt gas-fired Basmaya [Bismaya] Power Plant, 40 kilometers east of Baghdad. This contract represents a continuing effort between Mass Energy Group Holding, the Iraqi […]

GE signs Power Deal in Iraq

By John Lee. General Electric (GE) has signed a “strategic framework agreement” with Iraq’s Oil Ministry on Sunday. The projects are planned to generate more than 400 megawatts of power for oil installations by summer. Other initiatives are to maintain existing generating infrastructure and reduce gas flaring from oil fields. The ministry did not specify […]

Finance Minister Meets General Electric

By John Lee. Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari received this week the CEO of the General Electric Company (GE), Mr. Aziz Koleilat, and his delegation. During the meeting, they discussed projects and activities of the company in the country in the energy, electricity and health sectors. The Minister of Finance stressed the government’s keenness to secure […]

Noor: Managing an All-Male Team for GE

By Duraid Adnan. This is an extract from an article originally published by Nina Magazine, and is reproduced here with permission. An inclusive working environment is one where everyone feels valued. Individual relationships are of course at the heart of positive partnerships, but the employer must also foster an environment that supports collaboration – between […]

Pentagon to Sell Apaches to Iraq

By John Lee. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AH-64E APACHE LONGBOW Attack Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $4.8 billion. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 24 AH-64E APACHE […]

BGR Energy Signs $246m Deal

By John Lee. BGR Energy Systems has signed a contract with the Ministry of Electricity for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of four 125-MW gas-fueled power project at Nasiriya. The Economic Times reports that the contract is valued at $246 million and includes the scope of engineering, procurement and construction services of BOP, civil works […]