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Kuwait Energy’s Plans in Iraq

By John Lee. In an interview with Reuters, the chief executive of Kuwait Energy says the company is committed to pumping gas and finding oil in southern Iraq, and will not risk aggravating Baghdad by pursuing deals in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sara Akbar (pictured) said strong ties with Baghdad are core to its strategic investment in southern […]

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KBR Awarded FEED, QCSS Contracts at Mansuriya

By John Lee. KBR has announced that it has been awarded the Mansuriya Full Field Development contract to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) studies and Quality Control Support Services (QCSS) for the Turkish Petroleum Overseas Company (TPOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), in Diyala Province. The Mansuriya project is […]

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Alstom Signs €400m Power Contract in Iraq

Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, and the Iraqi Vice Minister of Electricity, His Excellency Salam Kazzaz, signed on 11 December, in the presence of His Excellency Karim Aftan El Jumaily, Minister of Electricity, a contract worth approximately €400 million to build the 728 MW Al Mansuriya gas-fired power plant in the […]

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Iraq Approves $540m Electricity Deal with Alstom

AFP reports that the Iraqi cabinet has approved a $540 million contract for French firm Alstom to build a 182.4 megawatt gas power plant in central Iraq. Ggovernment spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement that the plant, which should be up and running 18 months after the signature of the contract, is to be […]

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Iraq Signs $365m Iranian Gas Pipeline Agreement

Iraq signed a $365 million agreement to install a pipeline network to import natural gas from Iran for power stations in the country, according to reports from Bloomberg and Iran Independent News Service. The pipelines will eventually supply 25 million cubic meters of Iranian natural gas a day to the Sadr, al-Quds and South Baghdad […]

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Siba and Mansuriyah Gas Deals Signed

Reuters reports that Iraq signed the final contracts on Sunday to develop its Siba and Mansuriyah gas fields in deals involving Turkish, Kuwaiti and South Korean companies that will help diversify the country’s fossil fuel production. The Korean Gas Corporation [KOGAS] signed the deal for the Akkas gas field earlier in the week. “This is […]

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Iraq to Import Iranian Gas

Bloomberg reports that Iraq has signed an initial agreement to import 25 million cubic meters of natural gas a day from Iran in order to supply its power stations. The agreement provides for the installation of pipelines within 18 months to transport gas from Iran to the Sadr and al-Quds power stations in Baghdad, Mosaab […]

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Iraq Expects Initial Gas Field Contracts This Month

Iraq’s Oil Ministry expects to sign the initial contracts for the Mansuriyah and Akkas gas fields on 14th November, and for the Siba gas field the following day, Abdul-Mahdy al-Ameedi, head of the ministry’s licensing and contracting office said on Thursday. “And after the signing we will send the initial contracts to the cabinet for […]

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Winners of Gas-Field Contracts Announced – Full Details

Iraq has awarded three of its established gas fields to foreign consortia in the third stage of an energy sell-off, as the country races to supply gas to local power plants and to export markets. The three fields, in the south, centre and far west of Iraq were sold at or slightly below the price […]

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