Tag Archives | Khor Al-Zubair

Iraqi Protesters Block Major Port

By John Lee. Protesters in Iraq have reportedly blocked the country’s second-largest commercial port on Tuesday. According to Fox News, they halted operations at the Khor al-Zubair port as oil tankers and other trucks were unable to enter or exit. They have also obstructed access to Umm Qasr port. (Source: Fox News)

KNM Wins Contract at Khor Al Zubair

By John Lee. FBM-KNM FZCO, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s KNM Group, has been awarded a contract for the supply and delivery of replacement heat exchangers to the Khor Al Zubair’s gas processing plant in Basrah Province. According to a regulatory statement, the contract from Basra Gas Company (BGC) is worth USD 2.096 million […]

Intertek opens Iraq’s first Independent Hydrocarbon Lab

Intertek, the UK-based assurance, inspection, product testing and certification company, has announced the launch of the first independent crude oil, fuel testing and petroleum products laboratory in Iraq. The new hydrocarbon laboratory, located in the port of Khor Al Zubair, will support the increased demand for quality assurance solutions in the petroleum industry across Iraq […]

6 New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced six new investment opportunities in Iraq: New Housing Compounds, Ministry of Water Resources Lime plant in Karbala, Iraqi Cement State Company Caustic/chlorine plant in Khor al-Zubair, State Company for Petrochemical Industries Industrial and medical gases, Al-Zawraa State Company Chlorine plant in Muthanna, General Company for […]

IBBC Visits Khor Al Zubair Fuel Depot

Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) delegates visited the Khor Al Zubair Fuel Depot this week as part of a Mission to Basrah. Host Mike Douglas, CEO of SKA International, welcomed the delegation and highlighted the following points on making business in Iraq: “You need to be tenacious, as well as patient, in order to succeed […]

Iraq Oil Exports Up for July

By Patrick Schmidt. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Oil, Iraq exported 75.7 million barrels of oil in July. This figure means that an average of 2.5 million barrels were exported per day and would mark a five percent increase in exports since July 2013. Iraq earned $7.74 billion worth of revenue […]

EAME Wins Zubair Terminal Contract

UK-based EAME Consultants has announced its appointment as professional environmental adviser to Zubair Terminal Company SAL (ZTC), based in Beirut and Dubai. It was established to develop and operate a greenfield terminal project at the port of Khor al-Zubair in Iraq, in association with its strategic partners, Peel Ports Group (Portia Management Services Ltd), Beirut […]

Japanese Signs Loan Agreement with Iraq

On February 16, The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) concluded a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Republic of Iraq to provide a loan of up to 39.118 billion yen for the Port Sector Rehabilitation Project (Phase II), at the Ministry of Finance, Baghdad. This is the 20th loan agreement under the Japanese ODA loan […]