By John Lee. UAE-based Dana Gas has announced that it has reached an “amicable and mutually beneficial settlement agreement” with RWE’s trading unit RWE Suppy & Trading GmbH (RWEST) to resolve a dispute over its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. The detailed terms of the settlement agreement are to be treated in accordance with the confidentiality […]
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By John Lee. Dana Gas has announced that the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has ordered the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to pay $1.98 billion to a consortium that it leads. In a statement to the Abu Dhabi stock exchange, the Sharjah-based company claims that the judgement is final, binding and internationally enforceable, and […]
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. Iraqi Kurdistan’s prospects of stability might be affected by the renewed resolve by Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) to fight the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), even after its spectacular […]
By John Lee. The Chairman of Genel Energy has said that the KRG will begin exporting natural gas to Turkey within two or three years. Tony Hayward (pictured) told the Atlantic Council conference in Istanbul that 20 billion cubic metres will hit the Turkish market by 2020, with KRG Natural Resources Minister Ashti Hawrami saying […]
Falling oil prices have driven the Kurdish region of northern Iraq to the brink of bankruptcy. Government salaries have not been paid for months, and citizens are suffering – some are being forced to take second jobs. Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports from Erbil:
Oryx Petroleum has announced its financial and operational results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2015 and its capital expenditure budget for 2016. All dollar amounts set forth in this news release are in United States dollars, except where otherwise indicated. Financial Highlights: Total revenues of $4.2 million on working interest sales […]
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has published its monthly export report for October 2015. KRG exported 18,461,357 barrels of crude oil (an average of 595,528 barrels per day (bpd)) in the month of October through the Kurdistan pipeline network to the port of Ceyhan in Turkey. Of this amount, fields operated by the KRG contributed […]
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. Cap in Hand: Kurdish Will Return to Baghdad to Negotiate Oil Exports Iraqi Kurdistan’s plan to export oil independently does not seem to be working. Sources say politicians will be […]
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. From Broad-Base To Dictatorship: As Coalition Fails, Locals Ask Which Form of Government Best for Iraqi Kurdistan Iraqi Kurdistan has gone through a number of different government formats, from coalitions […]
By John Lee. Reservoir imaging company Asian Oilfield Services Ltd has announced the successful completion of a 3D seismic survey for Gazprom in Iraqi Kurdistan. The company, based in Dubai, completed the survey of over 100 square kilometers at the Shakal License Block. It has previously worked at the Taza block in Kurdistan.
The British Museum is embarking on a programme of co-operation with colleagues in Iraq made possible with £3 million grant from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). This will enable the Museum to deliver a programme of in-depth and specialized training to establish a dedicated corps of Iraqi heritage professionals, fully skilled to […]
By Mustafa al-Kadhimi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A weak and divided Baghdad has been unable to play an effective role in solving the various central administration-related crises in Iraq, such as the Iraqi Kurdistan crisis. The opposition is accusing Iraqi Kurdistan […]