Tag Archives | Kar Group

Rosneft to Build New Kurdistan Oil Pipeline

Russia’s Rosneft and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have announced the start of joint implementation of an infrastructure project for the operation of the oil pipeline in the Kurdish Autonomous Region. According to a statement from Rosneft, its share in the project “may amount to 60%“. “The other project participant with 40% share will be KAR […]

Siemens wins Service Agreement to operate Power Plant

Germany’s Siemens has expanded an existing service agreement with KAR Group in Iraq to provide comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) for two newly added SSC5-2000E power plant units at the Khormala plant in the Kurdistan region. The 930-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired power plant meets nearly 30 percent of the power demand targeted by the Kurdistan […]

First Natural Gas Arrives at Duhok Power Station

The Kurdistan Regional Government has announced the successful delivery via pipeline of the first quantities of natural gas from the gas field at Summail to fuel the Duhok Power Station (pictured). The Summail Gas Field lies within the area of the Duhok Production Sharing Contract (PSC) and is operated by the Norwegian company DNO, which […]

Planned Refinery moves Ninawa even Further from Baghdad

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ninawa’s Planned Oil Refinery Moves Sunni-Led Region even Further from Baghdad The northern Sunni-led region of Ninawa has been planning its own oil refinery for some time now. And last […]

BP Signs Deal to Revive Kirkuk Oilfield

By John Lee. Oil minister Abdul Kareem Luaibi [Elaibi] (pictured) told Reuters on Wednesday that Baghdad signed a deal with BP “about 10 days ago” to revive the northern Kirkuk oilfield. The agreement allows BP to negotiate access to significant reserves in the north in return for helping Baghdad arrest a huge decline in output […]

List of Downstream Oil Companies in Kurdistan

Erbil Governorate has compiled and published a list of the top downstream oil companies in Kurdistan. [Note: This list was originally compiled and published by Marcopolis – Ed.] Unlike the upstream sector, Kurdistan’s refining industry is almost the exclusive preserve of locals, among them KAR Group, one of the region’s largest private companies, which operates […]

List of Oil Distribution, Service Companies in Kurdistan

Erbil Governorate has compiled and published a list of the top oil distribution companies in Kurdistan [Note: This list was originally compiled and published by Marcopolis – Ed.]: Qaiwan Group A diversified conglomerate based in Suleimaniyah with activities in construction (Qaiwan Towers, Qaiwan City, Sulaimaniyah Heights), energy (Baziyan Refinery, Petrol Stations, Oil Trading), retail and […]

DPS Global Starts Work at Khurmala Dome Field

Global Trader reports that British business activity in Iraq is increasing on a monthly basis with process engineering and technology group DPS Global being the latest firm to reveal details of a major new project. The company has started work on the expansion of the Khurmala Dome Field Development (pictured), the northernmost dome of the […]

Refinery Plans Raise Arab-Kurdish Tensions

By Bassem Francis, translated from Al-Hayat (Pan Arab) for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Justice and Reform Movement in Nineveh has refused to build an oil refinery in a region they see as being “occupied by Kurdistan and monopolized by […]

KAR Group to Expand Kalak Refinery

By John Lee. KAR Group, an Iraqi integrated oil and gas company, has announced the third expansion of their Kalak Refinery to 185,000 barrels per day (BPD). Process units and utilities are being provided by Ventech Engineers LLC of Pasadena, Texas. Ventech has provided modularized crude-distillation units, naphtha hydrotreaters, catalytic reformers, isomerization units, demercaptanization systems, […]

Alstom Grid wins $42m Kurdistan Electrical Contracts

By John Lee. Alstom Grid has announced that it has won contracts worth €34 million ($42 million) from KAR Construction & Engineering Company to engineer and supply substations for the electrical grid. The company will supply four 132/33/11 kV Air-insulated Switchgear (AIS) substations and one 132/33/11 kV Gas-insulated Switchgear (GIS) substation for the Kurdistan Regional […]