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US Officials ask how IS got so Many Toyota SUVs

U.S. counter-terror officials have asked Toyota to help them determine how the Islamic State group (ISIS, ISIL, IS) has managed to acquire the large number of Toyota pick-up trucks and SUVs seen prominently in the terror group’s propaganda videos. According to a report from ABC News, Toyota says it does not know how ISIS obtained […]

MHPS to Refurbish Power Station in Basra

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has received an order from the Ministry of Electricity (MOE) of Iraq for refurbishment of Unit 4 (output: 200 megawatts) at the Hartha Thermal Power Station. The refurbishment work, scheduled for completion in May 2017, requires large-scale replacement of core components of the plant’s seriously degraded power generation facilities. The […]

Japanese Companies Discuss Iraq Opportunities

By John Lee. Oil Minister Dr. Adel Abdul Mahdi [Adel Abdel Mehdi] met recently with a delegation representing the Japanese ministry of commerce and industry, headed by Mr. Shozo Takada. Also in attendance were representatives from the Japanese companies Mitsito, Hitachi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Tio Engineering. Discussions concentrated on the development of commercial, economic, […]

Iraq has Lost Billions from Gas Flaring

By John Lee. The former head of the Energy Studies Department at the Opec Secretariat in Vienna has said that delays in capturing associated gas from Iraq’s oilfields is costing the country billions of dollars. Saadallah Al Fathi told GulfNews.com that the Basra Gas Company (BGC) is very slow in rehabilitating and maintaining the plants […]

Petrojet Wins Major New Iraq Contracts

By John Lee. Egypt’s state-owned Petroleum Projects & Technical Consultations Company (Petrojet) has reportedly won two contracts in Iraq valued at $142.5 million (166 billion Iraqi dinars). In the first contract, worth $75 million, Petrojet will carry out the first phase of the rehabilitation and upgrade of the current facilities in Basra Gas Company, for […]

Technip Wins FEED Contract at Rumaila

Technip, in partnership with China HuanQiu Contracting & Engineering Corporation (HQC), has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the Ar Ratawi Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) train1 project at North Rumaila in Basra. The deal was awarded by the Basra Gas Company (BGC), a joint venture between the Iraq’s South Gas Company (51%), […]

Mitsubishi to Open Office in Basra

By John Lee. On September 1st, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) will open an office in Basra, the second-largest city in Iraq. MHI aims to respond swiftly to emerging large-scale social infrastructure improvement projects supported by its vast oil reserve and rapidly increasing reconstruction demand from warfare and economic sanction. The new office will function […]

Iraq Launches World’s Largest Flare Reduction Project

South Gas Company, Shell and Mitsubishi today officially announced the commencement of operations of Basrah Gas Company, which will be the largest gas project in Iraq’s history and the world’s largest flares reduction project. Basrah Gas Company is a 25-year incorporated Joint Venture between Iraq’s South Gas Company holding 51% of its shares, Shell 44% […]

Basra Gas Project On Track

By John Lee. The Basra Gas Company (BGC) — a joint venture between the state-run South Gas Company (SGC), Shell and Mitsubishi — is processing around 400 million cubic feet per day (mcfd) of gas, and is on track to treat 2 billion cubic feet per day by 2017. SGC general director, Ali Khudhier, told […]

Shell Awards WorleyParsons 3-Yr Gas Contract

WorleyParsons has been awarded a three year contract by Shell Gas Iraq BV to provide project management support and services for the rehabilitation of gas facilities and infrastructure that are part of the scope of Basrah Gas Company (BGC). In November 2011, as part of a push to make better use of its gas resources, […]

Mitsubishi Wins Transformer Contract

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has announced that a contract was signed with the Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation to supply Iraq with 400 KV transformers. The contract, to be delivered within 18 months, is valued at $38 million. (Sources: NMC, Aswat al-Iraq, AIN)

Shell ‘Optimistic’ About Gas Capture Hurdles

By John Lee. Shell‘s commercial general manager for Iraq, Arne de Kock, has told Reuters that two key hurdles must be cleared before the company can move forward with its giant gas capture project in southern Iraq. But he added that he was “optimistic” the government’s Council of Ministers will sign off on the issues of asset […]