Tag Archives | Nassiriya

Iraq Invests to Boost Nasiriyah Oil Field

By John Lee. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi, Luiebi] has ordered the state-run Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) and Iraq Drilling Company (IDC) to develop the Nasiriyah oil field in Dhi Qar province. He said the Ministry has budgeted $140 million to raise production from the current 90,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 200,000 […]

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Total may Bid for Nassirya Oil Refinery

By John Lee. France’s Total is said to be interested in bidding to build the greenfield 150,000-bpd Nassirya oil refinery. The Director General of the Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC), Ali Warid Hammood, told Reuters at the CWC Iraq Petroleum Conference in Berlin that bids are still open for the project, and that international oil […]

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Petrofac Wins Iraq Contract with KOGAS

UK-based Petrofac has been awarded a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) modification contract for the KOGAS AKKAS B.V. Nasiriya Gas Treatment Plant (GTP) in southern Iraq. Petrofac’s scope of work includes the modification and application of an existing field design to meet the needs of the Nasiriya GTP, and an estimation for the engineering, procurement […]

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Baker Hughes signs Contract for Natural Gas Liquids Plant

Following extensive discussions, the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) signed a contract for fast-track solutions to help the recovery of flare gas in line with the country’s strategy for energy sector development. An advanced modular gas processing (NGL) plant has been recommended for Nassiriya as part of the initiative […]

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BGR Abandons $246m Iraq Project

By John Lee. India’s BGR Energy Systems has said it has decided to cancel a carryover contract value of $246 million relating to its contract to build a power plant in Nasiriya. The company won the contract for the 500-megawatt (MW) gas turbine plant in 2013. Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity provided a letter of credit […]

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Nassiriya Oil Project Auction Postponed

By John Lee. Iraq’s oil ministry has again delayed an international tender for the development of its Nasiriya oil field and the construction of a new refinery, according to a report from Reuters. The auction for the Nassiriya Integrated Project will now take place on 19th June, have been originally scheduled for December, and then 23rd […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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