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TAQA Acquires Schlumberger’s Iraq Business

Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) has announced that its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company (ADC), has agreed to acquire Schlumberger’s Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $415 million (SAR 1.56 billion). According to a TAQA press release, the transaction transforms ADC into a regionaldrilling leader […]

Genel Co-Founder Nat Rothschild Resigns

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that Nathaniel Rothschild and Simon Lockett have resigned from the Board. Accordingly, they will no longer stand for re-election at the Annual General Meeting of Genel Energy on 6 June 2017. Rothschild, along with form BP boss Tony Hayward, created the company in 2011 when their investment company […]

APRIL FOOL: IBN Reporter Wins Award

By Nora Lenderby. Iraq Business News is pleased to announce that our intrepid reporter John Lee has been honoured with an award from the Goldman-Rothschild Institute for Monetary Efficiency. Although no formal announcement has been made, we understand that the award relates to the maintenance of monetary stability in Iraq. At first Mr Lee was […]