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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 […]

Possible Mini-Auction for Nassiriyah Oilfield

Reuters reports that four international oil companies(IOCs)  have shown an interest in developing the Nassiriyah oilfield in Iraq. A senior oil official said on Sunday that Iraq may hold a mini-auction for the largely undeveloped field, following a number of unsucessful attempts to reach agreement with foreign firms. Talks with a Japanese group led by […]

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, […]