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Saudi’s SABIC “in talks” to join Nebras Petchem Project

By John Lee. Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) is in talks to join Iraq’s Nebras petrochemical project, according to a report from Reuters. An advisor to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told the news agency at the CWC Iraq Petroleum Conference in Berlin that talks are at advanced stage at ministerial level. He said SABIC would enter […]

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Shell to Exit Iraqi Oil Business

By John Lee. Oil giant Shell is trying to sell its stake in the Majnoon oilfield (pictured) in southern Iraq, following a failure to reach agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Oil. A Shell spokesman told UAE-based newspaper The National: “Following extensive discussions with the Ministry of Oil, the oil minister of Iraq formally endorsed a […]

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Shell, Iraq, Near $11bn Petrochemical Deal

By John Lee. The Wall Street Journal reports that Shell and the Iraqi government are nearing a deal to build an $11-billion petrochemical facility in southern Iraq. In addition to its development of the Majnoon oil field, Shell also signed a $17.2-billion deal last year to collect natural gas from Iraq’s southern oil field production. […]

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