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Mott MacDonald to design new Xarajyan Oil Terminal

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Qaiwan Group to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for the new Xarajyan oil terminal in Iraqi Kurdistan. The facility will handle petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, aviation turbine fuel, kerosene, fuel oil and liquefied petroleum gas. Qaiwan Group is a 2000-strong privately-owned company headquartered in Sulaymaniyah, […]

Basra Plans World’s Tallest Tower

By Simon Kent. Basra provincial council has reportedly hired international consultancy firm Mott MacDonald to finalise plans for a 3500ft, 240 floor building which would be host to business communities, residents and public entertainment. According to designers AMBS Architects, the “city in the sky” is designed to be an “antidote” to modern super towers in […]

Mott MacDonald, Khudairi to Deliver Iraqi Projects

Mott MacDonald has joined up with Khudairi Group to deliver oil and gas projects in Iraq. The move combines the consultancy’s full range of engineering and procurement technical support services with Khudairi Group’s procurement, inspection, expediting and construction management services. Albert Allan, managing director of Mott MacDonald’s oil and gas business, said: “I am delighted […]

KRG’s Hawrami Welcomes UK Energy Delegation

The UK’s leading trade association for oil and gas supplies and services on Thursday concluded its first mission to the Kurdistan Region. Dr Ashti Hawrami, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Minister of Natural Resources, met the delegation from the Energy Industries Council (EIC), which was accompanied by the British Consul General Hugh Evans. After their meeting […]

Lord Green Visits IBBC’s Basra Office

The United Kingdom’s Trade Minister Lord Green met with local business leaders, British company executives, as well as the Iraq Britain Business Council representatives in Basrah today (23rd). The hour long meeting focussed on the security environment in Basrah and business opportunities for British companies in the region. Executives from IBBC member firms Mott Macdonald […]

What Iraq can do to Encourage Business

At the ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities‘ conference in London, Charles Hollis (pictured), Director General of the Middle East Association asked a panel of leading businessmen to make one suggestion each as to how Iraq can improve its development efforts. Hans Nijkamp, VP and Country Chairman for Iraq at Shell, said the authorities need to make a […]

Mott MacDonald sees Great Opportunities in Iraq

Mott MacDonald’s director of oil, gas and petrochemicals, Azfar Shaukat, told attendees at the Iraq Petroleum Conference of great potential in the oil and gas sector, but warned companies they will have to be patient until significant investment is found. The event, held at the Landmark Hotel in London, UK, focused on the next phase […]

Mott MacDonald is Engineer for New Erbil Power Plant

Mott MacDonald is owner’s engineer for the conversion of Arbeel Power Plant in Erbil, Iraq from simple cycle to combined cycle. The project, on behalf of Mass Global Investment Company (MGI), will be the first combined cycle gas fired plant in Iraq. The existing plant consists of eight 9E gas turbines, manufactured by GE, operating […]

British Companies Targeting Kurdistan

The largest ever British trade delegation to visit the Kurdistan Region last week participated in Erbil International Fair. The delegation was lead by Sir Andrew Cahn, the Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the British government department that spearheads international trade with the UK. The mission comprised 53 representatives from 39 British companies […]

Mott MacDonald Wins Iraq Gasfield Contracts

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by BGR Energy Systems to carry out detailed engineering and procurement support for the Akas and Al-Mansuria gas fields which are being developed by the State Company for Oil Projects. The project is being developed to meet the growing demand for gas within Iraq. The gas produced from the two […]

UK Conference on Oil and Gas Opportunities in Iraq

Mott MacDonald, the leading global management, engineering and development consultancy, is a sponsor of the UKTI (UK Trade and Investment) and EIC (Energy Industries Council) conference on oil and gas opportunities in Iraq. The conference programme started in London at the EIC on 28 September and moves to Middlesbrough Football Club on 29 September and […]