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Korean Court Rejects Claim of KRG Bribery

The KRG’s Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) notes the decision by the Seoul Western District Court in Korea to grant an application from the Korean National Oil Company (KNOC) ordering the Korea Times newspaper to delete all published articles relating to allegations by a Korean MP of a misuse of funds by the KRG and […]

Korea’s Posco Wins $700m KRG Power Contract

By John Lee. The KRG has signed contracts worth $700 million (840 billion Iraqi dinars) with South Korea’s Posco Engineering & Construction Company and the Korea National Oil Company (KNOC) to build a power station and tranformer. Posco will build the plants and KNOC will finance the projects in line with terms of its 2008 […]

Korea’s SK joins Oil Auction after Kurd Oilfield Sale

Reuters reports that Iraq has allowed the privately-owned Korean firm SK Innovation to bid in its fourth energy auction, after the company sold its stake in the Bazian block in Kurdistan. The stake was sold to the state-owned Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), which was already barred from participating due to its stakes in both […]

First Kurdistan–Korean Business Forum Gets Off to Flying Start

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) officials hosted a delegation of prominent South Korean companies on Wednesday in the first meeting of the Kurdistan-Korean Business Forum. South Korea’s Ambassador Suk Bum Park, Chairman of the Investment Board Minister Herish Muharam, and Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir presided over the forum […]