Tag Archives | Nineveh

Nineveh Tops 2010 Reconstruction Contract Ratings

Nineveh signed more reconstruction project contracts with international firms in the past financial year than any other Iraqi province, said the provincial governor on Sunday. Athiel al-Nujaifi told AKnews that a total of 44 companies from around the have undertaken major reconstruction projects in the province in the fields of tourism, industry, public services and […]

Turkish Company to Build Power Plant in Ninewa

The local government in Ninewa signed a deal with a Turkish company on Wednesday to build a gas-fired electricity generating plant. The plant will generate 750 Megawatts, a source from the Ninewa governor’s office told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The $388 million-deal aims to improve the electricity in the province,” he noted. (Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

Sonangol to Start Work on Ninewa Oilfields

Angolan oil company Sonangol started work on Thursday at the Najma [Najmah] and Qaiyara [Qaiyarah] oil fields in Ninewa, and it will start to dig wells in April, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. In the second licensing round in 2009, Sonangol was the only company to submit bids for these fields. In both […]

Korean Investment in Mosul Infrastructure

[Update: The National Investment Commission (NIC) has issued a statement on 22nd March 2011 on behalf of the Chairman of the Nineveh Investment Commission, denying these reports of contracts signed with South Korean companies.] The Chairman of the Nineveh Investment Commission said on Wednesday that it has signed investment contracts with 20 South Korean companies […]

Bomb Shuts Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

A bomb attack in the northern province of Nineveh halted oil flow through the Iraq-Turkey pipeline, which carries a quarter of Iraq’s crude exports, a spokesman for Iraq’s oil ministry said on Wednesday. Reuters, quoting Oil Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad, reported that the attack occurred on Tuesday night, but oil flow is expected to resume […]

Nineveh Signs Housing Contract with German Firm

The head of Nineveh Investment Commission has said that a German company plans to develop German-style housing complexes in Mosul, 405 km north of Baghdad. Muafaq Mahmud told AKnews that the German company Markina signed an investment contract with the investment board in Mosul and work is scheduled to begin on the housing complexes in […]

German Investment in Ninawa

Nineveh Investment Commission announced this week that it had signed investment contracts with two German companies to build tourist facilities on the banks of the Tigris River. Jabor Abed Rabu, Chairman of the Commission, told AKnews that the companies involved are Zalmania and Backmana, but the value of the contracts were not disclosed. “The two […]

Iraq’s Mosul to Produce 200,000 Barrels of Oil Per Day

The Province of Nineveh [Ninawa], of which Mosul is the capital, will soon turn into a major oil producing region in Iraq, with output estimated at 200,000 barrels a day, an Iraqi oil official said. According to the report from Azzaman, the official, who refused to be named, said the crude will mainly flow from […]

Batna Oil Field Resumes Production After 20-Yr Stoppage

Northern Iraq’s Batna Oil Field in Nineveh Province has resumed production after 20 year stoppage, an official at Nineveh Oil Comission said on Tuesday, The official expressed the hope that production would exceed 2,000 barrels per day (bpd). “The comissioning of Batna Field, one of the oil fields in northwest Mosul’s Zummar town, stopped more […]