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Jordan, Iraq seal Economic Protocols

Jordan and Iraq have signed minutes of a Jordanian-Iraqi joint committee meetings which entails boosting trade exchange and speeding up construction of the oil pipeline between the two countries. The protocols also encompassed encouraging Iraqi investors in Jordan and opening the border post of Turabil, the main crossing point between Jordan and Iraq, and identifying […]

Iraq, Jordan stress Importance of New Pipeline

By John Lee. Iraqi oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi] has met with Mr. Ibrahim Saif, the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. The parties agreed on the necessity of strengthening relations between the two countries, with Mr. Allibi stressing the importance of the oil and natural gas pipeline project to Aqaba port. He […]

Oil Minister Signs MoU with Egypt

By John Lee. Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] visited Egypt and headed a delegation to attend the Tripartite Meeting of the oil Ministers of Iraq, Egypt and Jordan to complete the discussions about the oil and gas transportation pipeline. He signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian minister of petroleum and […]

China in $18bn Iraq Pipeline Deal

By John Lee. The China Petroleum Pipeline (CPP) and private company Mass Global have reportedly formed a consortium to build an $18-billion export pipeline from Basra to the Jordanian Red-Sea port of Aqaba (pictured). Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] told Reuters: “The two companies will submit their investment offer to the oil […]

Jordanian Trade Hit by ISIL Advance

By John Lee. Iraq was once the consumer of some 20% of Jordan’s exports, but since the border between the two countries is now all but closed, this trade has dropped off dramatically. Al Jazeera has reported that the number of trucks crossing the border between the two countries has fallen from an average of 500 […]

Iraq parliament Supports Basra-Aqaba Pipeline

By John Lee. Iraq’s parliament fully supports a project to build an $18 billion pipeline to export crude oil from Basra to Jordan’s port city of Aqaba. Speaking to The Jordan Times, Adnan Al Janabi, chairman of the Iraqi parliament’s energy committee said: “We are very supportive of this strategic project with Jordan, which will […]