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JX Holdings to Develop Giant Nassiriya Oilfield?

There is a chance Iraq may hold one-on-one talks with a Japanese consortium led by JX Holdings to develop the giant Nassiriya oilfield, Iraq’s Deputy Oil Minister Ahmed al-Shamma said today, adding that a decision would depend on the policy of the new government in Baghdad. The comments came after the country’s Deputy Prime Minister […]

Weekly Security Update for 12th January 2011

Overview Levels of violence fell in Iraq last week. Militant activity was concentrated in the central region, although there were also several bombings in Mosul. The majority of explosive devices detonated over the week were small, usually inflicting injuries rather than fatalities. Shootings are currently more of a concern, with the authorities put on high […]

Iraq to Seek Bids for Nassiriya Oilfield Development

Iraq plans to invite international oil companies to develop the giant Nassiriya oilfield in a bidding round later this year, a senior Iraqi government official said on Monday. Pre-qualified Japanese companies will be invited to develop the field, along with other interested global oil firms, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani told reporters, […]

Iraq Plans to Spend $9bn on 4 Refineries

Iraq plans to build four new refineries with an announcement expected in 2011, the country’s deputy Oil Minister Motassam Akram Hassan said on Sunday, adding that the bidding round could be conducted for all four refineries at once. Reuters reports that total expenditure on the four plants is expected to be at least $9 billion. […]