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Gazprom Starts Oil Deliveries from Badra

By John Lee. Russia’s Gazprom Neft, the operator of the Badra oil field (pictured) in Iraq, has announced that first oil from the field is now being delivered to Iraq’s main pipeline system for transfer to the export terminal in Basra, on the Persian Gulf. Current deliveries from Badra to the pipeline stand at over […]

KOGAS in $4.9 Billion Project

By Patrick Schmidt. On Monday, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) announced that it will invest $4.9 billion in the Zubair oil field project. The investment will help establish the facilities needed to launch the project and help Zubair reach its potential of over 800,000 barrel per day production. KOGAS have a 23% stake in the Zubair […]

Daewoo Wins $589m Gas Separation Contract

By John Lee. Iraq’s cabinet has approved an $589 million oilfield service contract with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction. The contract, approved on Tuesday, is for the engineering, procurement and construction of a gas separation facility at the Zubair oilfield. Production at the field is planned to increase from the current 320,000 barrels per […]

Gazprom Raises Cost Estimate For Iraq Field

Russia’s Gazprom Neft has increased its estimated costs for the Badra oil field to about US $3 billion, reports Bloomberg, citing a bond prospectus recently issued by its parent company. The company had previously forecast costs at about $2 billion. The field is being developed by Gazprom as lead partner (30% stake), along with Korea’s […]

Capital Gain Tax on IOCs in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Many countries impose capital gain tax on individuals, companies and corporations when a profit realized from the sale of assets. National and state legislation often has a large array of fiscal obligations […]

Private Security Companies in Iraq

By Robert Tollast. Robert Tollast is a consultant at Noorbridge, a Helsinki based consultancy with staff in London and Nasiriyah, Iraq. He has written extensively on security, politics and economic issues in Iraq for various publications, and is currently researching a modern history of Iraq with support from The Middle East Forum. email: [email protected] twitter: […]

KOGAS may Sell Stake in Akkas

By John Lee. The Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) is among the state-owned Korean energy firm that have come under heavy pressure from the country’s new government to shed assets and pay off debt by 2017, reports Reuters. Korea’s Yonhap news agency says that the company is considering selling a 49 percent stake in its fully-owned […]

STX Wins $449m Pipeline Order

By John Lee. Korea’s STX Heavy Industries has won a $449 million order to build a 550-kilometer gas pipeline in northwestern Iraq. The pipeline, scheduled for completion in June 2017, will take gas from the Akkas gas field in Anbar, which is operated by Korea’s KOGAS. (Source: STX)