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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 […]

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 […]

New Oil Development Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has requested proposals from international oil companies interestsed in developing a number of small- and medium-sized oil fields. The fields concerned are: Sindebad (Basra governorate); Umm Qasr [Um Qaser] (Basra governorate); Rachi (Basra governorate); Abu Khema (Basra governorate); Kumait (Missan governorate); Noor (Missan governorate); Umara (Missan governorate); Dema […]

Four More Wells Completed at Halfaya

By John Lee. The Missan Oil Company (MOC) has announced for the completion of four new wells at the Halfaya field in Maysan province. Adnan N. Sajit, the director general of the MOC, said that the Chinese companies Bohai and Daiken had completed the drilling at the field, which is being developed by Petrochina (CNPC). […]

New Gas Processing Facility in Maysan

By Simon Kent.  Iraq’s Maysan province, which borders Iran, has opened a new gas processing facility to treat associated gas from the Fakka and Bazargan fields. A statement from Iraq’s Ministry of Oil did not say how much gas was being processed, but the gas had previously been flared and will now be used for power […]

Iraq and Iran Discuss Cross Border Fields Plan

By Simon Kent. Iraq’s Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh Nema, who is currently acting Oil Minister until Abadi’s new cabinet is finalized, has recently announced a trip to Tehran to discuss cross border oil fields. Once a controversial topic between Tehran and Baghdad, Iraq’s many cross border oil fields are now back on the agenda as sanctions […]

UNOPS Awards Contract for IDP Shelter Units

By John Lee. The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has awarded a contract for the supply of 100 prefabricated shelter units for IDP’s at the Eyon Missan IDP camp. The contract (Reference: 15-IQOH-ITB-089), valued at $589,690, has been given to Wadi Albarari for General Contracting & Engineering Consultancy & General Trading and Oil […]

Drug Smuggling Supported by Maysan’s Tribes

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. Hash, Pills And Speed: Drug Smuggling In Iraq Supported By Maysan’s Tribes Smuggling drugs through Iraq on the way to the Gulf and Europe is big business in Maysan province […]

PM Abadi: Maysan is a Model Province

By Simon Kent. A recent piece about Basra in The Economist made an interesting point about Iraqi politics today, noting that while in Basra the provincial council suffers deep political divisions, the nearby province of Maysan has a spirit of cooperation under the much lauded, long time governor Ali Dawai Lazem. PM Abadi (pictured) seems to share this […]

Death Hidden in the Dirt: Old Land Mines in Maysan

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. Death Hidden in the Dirt: Old Land Mines in Maysan Still Killing Shepherds and Farmers The authorities in Maysan province had been clearing land mines from the Iran-Iraq war with […]