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Shell hands over Majnoon Oilfield

By John Lee. Shell has reportedly exited the Majnoon oilfield and handed over its operations to the Basra Oil Company (BOC). Sources told Reuters that the handover was formalised on Wednesday, and that the process was “smooth“. According to the news agency, Anton Oilfield Services (AntonOil) and Petrofac will now operate the giant oilfield on […]

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KBRwyle Wins New Iraqi Contract

KBR announced today that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to provide base life support services to the U.S. Army throughout Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). The Army Contracting Command (ACC) awarded this one-year task order modification, exercising the third option year on the task […]

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KBR Confirms Contract to Develop Majnoon

KBR, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Basra Oil Company (BOC) for the development of the Majnoon Oil Field in Basra, Iraq. Under the terms of the contract, KBR says it will provide overall project management, multi-discipline engineering support, procurement and construction management services to BOC under a two […]

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New Contracts Signed to operate Majnoon Oilfield

By John Lee. Basra Oil Company (BOC) has signed contracts with the Chinese company Anton Oilfield Services Group (Antonoil) and the US company KBR to operate and maintain the Majnoon oil field. A statement from the Ministry of Oil put the value of the contracts at $118 million, adding that there would be “other secondary […]

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KBR, Anton Oil to replace Shell at Majnoon?

By John Lee. According to a report from Platts, the Iraqi oil ministry is about to award two management contracts to replace Shell at the Majnoon oil field. Sources say the state-run Basra Oil Company (BOC) has opted to operate the field instead of replacing Shell, and junior partner Petronas, which announced last year it […]

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KBR to help Develop Majnoon Oilfield

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly reached an agreement with US engineering firm KBR to help manage projects to develop production capacity at the Majnoon oilfield. Shell is preparing to exit the Majnoon oilfield by the end of June 2018, handing it over to the state-run Basra Oil Company (BOC). Ihsan Abdul Jabbar, the head […]

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KBR Wins Iraq Case, Seeks $45m Compensation

By John Lee. After five-plus years of litigation, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) has reaffirmed KBR’s use of private security contractors during combat operations in Iraq. The ruling clears the way for KBR to recover $45 million plus interest from the U.S. government for services rendered in 2003-2007. It also confirms the […]

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KBR and Others Sued for Kickbacks

The US government has filed a complaint against Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. (KBR) and Kuwaiti companies La Nouvelle General Trading & Contracting Co. (La Nouvelle) and First Kuwaiti Trading Co. (First Kuwaiti) for submitting false claims in connection with KBR’s contract with the Army to provide logistical support in Iraq, the Department of […]

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Contractors Get $138bn from Iraq War

By John Lee. Research by the Financial Times shows that the top 10 American and foreign contractors in Iraq have secured business worth at least $72 billion between them, with the total for all contractors coming in at $138 billion. Top of the list is KBR (formerly Kellogg Brown and Root), which was once run […]

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KBR Awarded FEED, QCSS Contracts at Mansuriya

By John Lee. KBR has announced that it has been awarded the Mansuriya Full Field Development contract to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) studies and Quality Control Support Services (QCSS) for the Turkish Petroleum Overseas Company (TPOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), in Diyala Province. The Mansuriya project is […]

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US Sues KBR over Troop Trailers in Iraq

The U.S. government has filed a civil lawsuit accusing KBR and its Kuwaiti subcontractor of submitting nearly $50 million in inflated claims to install live-in trailers for troops during the Iraq War. It is alleged that KBR and First Kuwaiti Trading Co. overcharged for truck, driver and crane costs, and misrepresented delays in providing around […]

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