Tag Archives | Khor Al-Zubair

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 […]

Petrojet wins Gas Pipeline Contract

By John Lee. Egypt’s Petrojet has won a $100-million tender to design, supply and install the butane pipeline project from Nasiriyah to Khor Al-Zubair in Basra. Company boss Mohamed Shemy [Mohamed Shimy] said the project is to be completed within 18 months. According to a report from Egypt Independent, the company beat competition from Russia, […]

BIOGH Masterplan Receives Planning Approval

BIOGH has announced that the Masterplan for the Basra International Oil and Gas Free Zone has been formally approved by the Consulting Bureau of the College of Engineering at the University of Basra, and by the Iraq General Commission for Free Zones. This planning approvals milestone represents an ongoing successful collaboration, notably with the efforts […]

Iraq Set to Expand Free Trade Zones

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq, with its privileged geographical location, plans to improve the performance of its three free-trade zones. It also intends to establish new free-trade zones as part of efforts to diversify its […]

Turkish Firm to Invest $700m in Steel Plant

By John Lee. The Ministry of Industry and Minerals has signed an 18-year contract with a Turkish company to run iron and steel plant in Basra. According to Steel Network, $700 million will be invested to bring production capacity to 1 million tonnes per year. Work at the plant, located in the Khor Al-Zubair, is […]