Petronas, the Malaysian state oil firm, has agreed to train 60 Iraqi oil engineers to help it develop the Gharaf oilfield. The engineers will attend an intensive 6-month course in Malaysia and will then be sent back home to supervise the company’s operations, according to a report from Azzaman. Petronas and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co […]
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Iraq’s oil ministry announced on Friday that it would begin drilling for oil in the southern Gharraf oil fields by the end of the year. Officials said initial production levels of 50,000 barrels per day from eight oil wells are expected. Malaysia’s state-owned oil company Petronas and the Japan Petroleum Exploration Company (Japex) signed a […]
China’s CNPC and its partners plan to start drilling new wells next month in Iraq’s Halfaya oilfield as part of a plan to boost output to 70,000 barrels per day in 2011, a CNPC executive said on Tuesday, as reported by Reuters. CNPC has a 37.5 percent interest in the consortium with French oil major […]
More details are coming to light regarding Petrofac’s new contract in Iraq, about which we reported last week. Dow Jones reports that the two crude-oil processing plants will be at Iraq’s super giant Majnoon oil field, which is run by Iraq’s state-run South Oil Co., Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) and Malaysia’s state-run Petronas, and […]
Halliburton has won a contract to drill 15 wells at the super-giant Majnoon oilfield, operated by Shell and Petronas, according to a report this afternoon from Reuters. (Source: Reuters) Related articles: Moody’s Boosts Petronas Rating on Iraq Exposure Shell to Award Deals to Develop Iraq’s Oil Fields Iraqi Oil Ministry Sets 2014-15 Targets for Crude […]
Energy Risk reports that Moody’s has raised its rating of Malaysian state-owned Petronas’s A1 senior unsecured debt from negative to stable, despite the group’s riskier business profile following a major acquisition of a large oil field in Iraq. “We expect the company’s $20 billion capital expenditure for the Iraqi fields to be spread out over […]
A group led by Gazprom Neft aims to start drilling in Iraq’s Badrah oilfield next year as part of its plan to reach 15,000 barrels per day by the last quarter of 2013, a company executive said yesterday. Gazprom and its partners plan to issue a tender this month to drill three to four new […]
Shell and its Iraqi state partner are in the process of awarding a deal to drill new oil wells at the super giant Majnoon oil field in southern Iraq, the head of Iraq’s state-run South Oil Co., Dhiaa Jaafar, said on Tuesday. Dow Jones reports that Shell, which partnered Malaysia’s state-run Petronas to develop Majnoon, […]
In June 2010 Iraq Oil Report had two stories about locals in southern Iraq who opposed the government’s new oil deals.
“The delegation of the British company announced that the production of oil from Rumaileh field will increase by about 10% at the end of the year, while the rate will increase to about 50% at the beginning of next year
The initial development plan agreed by Royal Dutch Shell, Malaysian partner Petronas and Iraqi oil officials includes inviting oil service firms to drill 15 new wells, an Iraqi oil official confirmed today.
Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd, or Petronas, has started recruiting hundreds of Iraqis for four oil projects the company won during Iraq’s second licensing auction in December.