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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]