Russia’s Lukoil announced on Friday that it has it awarded a 3D seismic contract at Iraq’s West Qurna Phase 2 oil field to Terra Seis Trading Ltd. [Terraseis] (TSTL). TSTL has been conducting seismic exploration in Iraq since 2005 and “possesses vast operational economic and legal experience, and is well aware of the country’s natural […]
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Reuters reports that Russia is talking directly with Iraq’s oil-rich Kurdistan region about investment opportunities there, Russia’s ambassador to Iraq said on Tuesday, a strategy that could irritate Iraq’s central government. Baghdad is at odds with the semi-autonomous northern region and has strongly opposed oil deals the Kurds have signed independently with foreign companies. The […]
Russia’s Lukoil aims to produce 120,000 barrels of oil a day at Iraq’s field by the end of 2012, and is seeking customers for the fuel in Asia, according to a report from BusinessWeek. The Moscow-based company plans to begin selling crude from the field in 2013, Paul Hawkins, director of supply and trading […]
Lukoil and partners, Statoil and the Iraqi state, have issued four new tenders for construction and energy projects at Iraq’s West Qurna 2 oilfield, according to reports from Reuters. The tenders are for the construction of: an oil export pipeline; a tank farm at Tuba; a power distribution station and an associated gas processing plant; […]
Russia’s Lukoil has awarded a mine clearing contract at Iraq’s West Qurna 2 oil field to G4S Risk Management, a division of the London-based G4S Ordnance Management, Lukoil said in a statement sent to Dow Jones Newswires. Lukoil did not disclose the value of the contract, but said work should finish in early 2011, when […]
Reuters reports that Russian energy company Lukoil and its partners have issued a tender for seismic surveys at Iraq’s West Qurna-2 oilfield, according to a statement published on Saturday. Lukoil, which along with Norway’s Statoil won a contract to develop the field, invited companies to bid for carrying out 3D field seismic surveys at the […]
Russia’s Lukoil and Norway’s Statoil have started issuing tenders for the multibillion project to develop Iraq’s supergiant West Qurna Phase 2 oil field in southern Iraq, a person familiar with the plans said Sunday, as reported by Reuters. The “first tender is a 3D seismic survey at the field”, the person said. A second tender […]
According to a report from Bloomberg, OAO Lukoil, Russia’s largest non- state oil producer, allocated $5 billion to finance the West Qurna-2 project in Iraq. The funds were provided as a loan to its Lukoil Mid-East Ltd. unit exclusively for the Iraq project, spokesman Dmitry Dolgov said. The loan matures at the end of 2030, […]
The contract, estimated at several billions of dollars, is to take place in oil fields in southern Iraq.
Development of Iraq’s oilfields by foreign oil companies is progressing swiftly despite the lengthy process of government formation after Iraqi elections in March, a senior Statoil executive said on Tuesday.
LUKoil, plans to drill the first exploration well at the West Qurna-2 oil field in Iraq, LUKoil CEO Vagit Alekperov said on Wednesday. “We’ll start drilling the first exploration well at the end of the year”