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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 […]

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 […]

Big Oil to spend $25bn in Iraq Next Year

By John Lee. Iraq’s deputy prime minister for energy, Hussain al-Shahristani (pictured), has said that ‘Big Oil’ is about to spend over $25 billion next year to boost oil output towards record levels. He predicted that the southern fields are expected to pump an extra 500,000 bpd in 2014, compared to just over 3 million […]

Eni’s Scaroni Meeting with al-Maliki

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki and Eni’s CEO Paolo Scaroni (pictured) met on Monday in Baghdad to discuss Eni’s activities in the country. During the meeting, Mr Scaroni along with Claudio Descalzi, COO of Eni E&P, updated the Prime Minister on the development activities at the Zubair oil field and discussed the […]

Akkas Attack – KOGAS Sticks to Schedule

By John Lee. The Korean Gas Corporation (KOGAS) said on Wednesday that an attack on its operations at the Akkas gas field in Anbar will not delay its plans to start commercial production in September 2015. A spokesman for the state-run company told Platts: “There was no major damage to the facilities at the field, […]

Eni Consortium to Invest $18bn in Zubair

The CEO of Italian oil and gas company Eni, Paolo Scaroni (pictured), said he expects the consortium led by Eni to invest $18 billion in the Zubair oilfield. He added that the group, which includes Occidental Petroleum Corp and South Korea’s KOGAS, has already invested 4-5 billion euros in the project. Production at the field is […]