Tag Archives | Nasiriyah

Assessment of the Nasiriya Integrated Project Contract

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil (MoO) prepared a complex contract commensurate with the structure and complexity of Nasiriya Integrated Project (NIP), to be offered in a bid round scheduled for December 2013. […]

Investment Opportunity in Nassiriya

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Construction and Housing has announced an investment opportunity in the governorate of Nasiriyah to build a residential complex for Ministry staff and state employees. The project is located on a 250,000 m2 site on the island of Kushmarah, on the highway in the northern part of Nasiriyah city, adjacent […]

Iraq Shortlists 7 for Nasiriya Integrated Project

By John Lee. Iraq’s Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate (PCLD) has announced that seven international oil companies (IOCs) have been selected to bid for the development of its Nasiriya oilfield and refinery: Zarubezhneft, from Russia (Up and Downstream); CNPC, from China (Downstream); Brown Energy, from US (Downstream); Reliance Industries, from India (Up & Downstream); Lukoil, […]

Nassiriya Needs Entertainment Centres

By John Lee. Nassiriya suffers from a lack of facilities for family entertainment, which force most families to go to other provinces, mainly during eids and other holidays. Analysts and activists accuse the government of disregarding violation of “green zones” in Iraq. The Iraqi Housing Director, Bassam al-Jaberi, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency: “Nine years […]

Nassiriyah Oilfield and Refinery to be Offered as Single Contract

By John Lee. Iraq’s Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate, part of the Ministry of Oil, is preparing for a licensing round to develop the Al-Nasiriya oil field, and to build a refinery in the area. These will be considered as a single complete project, and qualified companies will soon be invited to tender. (Source: Ministry of […]

Iraq to Set Date Soon for Nassiriya Oil Field Bids

By John Lee. Abdul-Mahdy al-Ameedi, the director of the Iraqi oil ministry’s contracts directorate, has said that Iraq will soon set a date for international oil companies (IOCs) to bid to develop the giant Nassiriya oilfield. The largely undeveloped field has estimated reserves of just under 5 billion barrels. According to information from Reuters, there […]

US Firm Wins $60m Affordable Housing Project in Thi Qar

By John Lee. The Thi Qar Investment Commission has approved an Investment License for a $60 million (USD) affordable housing project being developed by Iraq Dream Homes, LLC, a U.S. affordable housing development firm. The housing project “An Nasiriyah Dream Homes-Phase I” consists of 400 units of single-family affordable homes in a master-planned, sustainable community […]

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Iraq Still Hopes to Award Joint Nassiriya Oilfield, Refinery Deal

Iraq’s deputy oil minister, Ahmed al-Shamma, said that Iraq still hopes to award a contract for the development of the 4.4 billion barrel Nassiriya oil field and the construction of a dedicated 300,000 bpd export refinery as one package. Iraq excluded Nassiriya from its three previous bidding rounds for oil and gas licences. According to […]

Iraq Plans Refinery When Developing Nasiriyah Oil Fiel

Bloomberg reports that Iraq will ask companies to build an oil refinery when it invites bids to develop the Nasiriyah field south of Baghdad. Abdul- Mahdi al-Ameedi, the head of the ministry’s licensing department, said, “we will not develop the Nasiriyah oil field on its own but in tandem with the establishment of a refinery”. […]