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Iraq Awards New Oilfield Licences: FULL LIST

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministy of Oil has awarded all four development projects, and two of the seven exploration blocks, that it offered in its fifth auction of oil licences. Only nine of the 26 companies originally pre-qualified took part in the auction, with majors such as Lukoil (Russia), ExxonMobil (US) and Total (France) not bidding. Development […]

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New Gas Treatment Station opened at Bazirgan Field

By John Lee. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi, Luiebi] has opened a gas treatment station at the Bazirgan field in Maysan [Missan] governorate. The celebration was also attended the members of the parliament, the deputies of the ministry, the directors general and the responsible officials of the ministry, the local government and the governorate. […]

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Scandalous Satarem Refinery Contract gets Final Notice

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Satarem-Missan Refinery Scandalous Contract Gets Final Termination Notice The Iraqi Ministry of Oil (MoO) announced on 4th January 2018 that it had obliged Missan International Refinery Company (MIRC) (actually the bankrupt Swiss […]

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BHGE to supply Generators for Halfaya Oilfield

Baker Hughes, a GE company, has signed an agreement for the provision of turbine generators to PetroChina International Iraq, in the biggest Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS) agreement ever between the two companies.  BHGE will deliver its Frame 6B gas turbine electric generator trains to support power generation for the Halfaya oilfield located in the […]

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Iraq Drills first Well in Huwaiza Oil Field

By John Lee. The Ministry of Oil announced on Sunday that it has started drilling the first well in the Huwaiza [Huweiza] oil field near the Iranian border, in Maysan [Missan] governorate. The field is being developed by Missan Oil Company (MOC), with drilling being carried out by the Iraqi Drilling Company (IDC). Geological studies […]

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3,812 New Houses approved in Maysan

By John Lee. The government of Iraq has reportedly approved the construction of 3,812 new houses in south eastern Maysan [Missan] governorate. The privately-funded project on a 1.6 square km site will be completed within three years and will include services and commercial facilities. The cabinet has asked the National Investment Commission (NIC) to invite […]

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10,000 Volunteers join “Clean Missan in One Day” Campaign

In one day, Missan had a make over with the support from the EU and UNDP through “Clean Missan in One Day Campaign” More than 10,000 volunteers have participated in “Clean Missan in One Day” Campaign. Volunteers were university and high school students, NGOs, community leaders and members of Missan local Government. Around 500 tons […]

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Iraq to Develop Howaiza Oil Field

By John Lee. The Maysan Oil Company (MOC) wants to develop the Howaiza oil field, an associated field located on the Iranian border and extending to 63 kilometers to the east of Maysan governorate. Mr. Adnan N. Sajit, the director general of the MOC, said the first well was drilled at the Howaiza field at […]

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Oil Minister, PetroChina discuss Gas Investment

By John Lee. Iraqi oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi] has met with the Middle East head of PetroChina, Mr. Shaw Jian Vying, and his entourage. They discussed cooperation and development of the oil industry in Iraq. They also reviewed the new plans to raise the production and invest in gas at Halfaya oil field in […]

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New Oil Bidding Round Postponed to Mid-2017

By John Lee. The Ministry of Oil is to postpone a bidding round for 12 small- and medium-sized oil fields, following criticism of the plans by experts including IBN Expert Blogger Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. In a statement, the Ministry’s Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate (PCLD) said: “Following to the previous Ministry of Oil Announcement dated […]

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