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KRG President Barzani Meets Hungarian PM

Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and an accompanying senior KRG delegation met with Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban in Budapest on Monday to discuss bilateral ties, and the Hungarian support for the Kurdistan Region in its fight against the ISIS terrorists. In this meeting, Prime Minister Orban expressed his country’s strong support for the people […]

Hermes Datacomms opens New Office in Erbil

Hermes Datacomms, a leading global provider of managed networks for the upstream oil and gas industry, part of the SpeedCast Group, today announced the opening of its newest office in Erbil, Iraq. The new facility is in direct response to increasing demand for services from the oil and gas sector in Iraq and will enable […]

Oil Export Data from KRG

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has published the Monthly Export Report for April, 2015. The detailed report provides a summary of crude oil exports in April through the Kurdistan pipeline network to the port of Ceyhan in Turkey. The report also indicates the volumes provided to SOMO by the KRG in line […]

Kurds Struggle to Avoid Regional Conflicts

By Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. As a coalition of Sunni Arab states led by Saudi Arabia targets Shiite Houthi forces and their allies in Yemen, Iraqi Kurds are watching with concern and caution, wondering how […]

DNO Doubles Capacity at Tawke

Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO today announced the doubling of capacity at its flagship Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq to 200,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd). The 200,000 bopd wellhead, processing and pipeline capacity milestone was reached in less than two years with 10 new horizontal wells and the construction […]

WesternZagros Operational and Corporate Update

WesternZagros Resources has provided an operational update for its Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and a corporate update. Hasira-1 Well The Hasira-1 well is in the process of being suspended after conducting a cased-hole testing program in the high pressure Mio-Oligocene oil reservoir. During this test the wellbore experienced a considerable influx […]

Crisis Kills Off Kurdish Media

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Blank Pages: Financial Crisis Kills Off Iraqi Kurdish Media, Endangers Fourth Estate Before the current financial and security crisis, some of the media in Iraqi Kurdistan had been thriving. Now, […]

US Think Tank: Kurds Could Replace Turkey as Ally

The Washington DC-based think tank the Bipartisan Policy Centre (BPC) says the United States must look for a new reliable strategic partner such as the Kurds, to replace Turkey, as Turkey is no longer a dependable ally. According to the BPC, Turkey has failed to secure the length of its 560 mile with Syria against the […]