Tag Archives | Rumaila Operating Organization (ROO)

Rumaila raises funds for Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF)

Staff at BP and the Rumaila Operating Organization (ROO) have raised $17,200 for the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF). According to Julian O’Connell, Rumaila Deputy General Manager and BP Iraq General Manager, this is by far the largest amount they have ever raised with their annual charity fun run. ICF Director Cindy Fogelman expressed the charity’s […]

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235-MW Rumaila Power Station Opened

By John Lee. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi, Luiebi] has officially opened the Rumaila power station. The construction of the 235 MW plant was supervised by the China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (CPECC), the engineering and construction subsidiary of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). The Minister said the project is considered as […]

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Sarens delivers Oil Rig to North Rumaila

Maneuvering through narrow streets in the stifling heat, 24 Sarens employees and 5 police officers successfully delivered an oil rig to the North Rumaila Oil Field in southern Iraq. This super-giant oil field is an important resource: it contains an estimated 17 billion barrels of oil, or 12% of the country’s reserves. Sarens performed the […]

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Interview with Zaid Elyaseri, Iraq Country Manager, BP Iraq

The CWC Group’s Director, Nawar Abdulhadi interviews Mr Zaid Elyaseri, Iraq Country Manager, BP Iraq ahead of the 11th edition of the Iraq Petroleum Conference in May. Mr Elyaseri shares with us his experience working in the Rumaila oilfield, how BP is optimising and innovating in the current market and his outlook for the future […]

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AMAR provides vital Textbooks to Iraqi Children

The AMAR International Charitable Foundation has distributed more than 3,000 textbooks to school students in southern Iraq, equipping primary and secondary schools with vital educational resources. Thanks to some fantastic fund-raising support by staff at the Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO), we were able to answer a request by the Directorate for Education to provide the […]

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Output from Rumaila hits 3-Billion Barrel Mark

By John Lee. Output from BP’s Rumaila oilfield has hit the milestone three billion barrel mark, according to a report from Energy Voice. The field is producing oil at its highest rate in 27 years; since BP joined the partnership to redevelop the field in 2010, output has increased by 40 percent. In the past […]

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Oil Companies trim Investments in Iraq

By John Lee. Major oil companies including BP, Shell and Lukoil are reported to be cutting investment in Iraq. “You’re going through difficult months,” said Ariel Flores, general manager of the BP-led Rumaila Operating Organization (ROO) told the Wall Street Journal. “You slow down and you make decisions to pause efforts.” Rumaila oil field now […]

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Schlumberger Iraq Activity continuea to Decline

By John Lee. In a results statement this morning Schlumberger reported that its activity in Iraq has continued to decline, adding: “In Iraq, Wireline introduced LIVE PL digital slickline production logging services for the Rumaila Operating Organization in the Rumaila Field. LIVE PL technology provided real-time production logs on wells where memory logging was previously […]

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IBBC hosts ‘Basrah: Open for Business’ Conference

IBBC hosts ‘Basrah: Open for Business’ Conference in partnership with IENA The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), in partnership with the Iraq Energy Academy (IENA), held a successful conference ‘Basrah: Open for Business’ at the Shams Al Basrah Hotel on the 5th October 2015. Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, Executive Chairman of IBBC and UK Trade […]

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BP Plans to Double Rumaila Production

By John Lee. The coming year will see BP expand drilling work and upgrades to equipment at the vast Rumaila oil field in southern Iraq, of which the company have a 50% stake. BP operate the field with PetroChina, Iraq’s South Oil Company and SOMO. This work is carried out under the umbrella of the […]

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Petrofac Wins $500m Rumaila Contract

By John Lee. Petrofac has also been awarded a major contract in Iraq to provide general construction management services to BP Iraq NV (BP) on the Rumaila field near Basra. Petrofac will provide management and personnel to manage brownfield modifications to assist BP – and its partners in the Rumaila Operations Organisation (ROO), China National […]

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Petrofac Updates on Iraqi Operations

By John Lee. In its final results for the year ended 31st December 2012, oil and gas service provider Petrofac issued the following updates on its operations in Iraq: Badra oilfield development project, Iraq In February 2012, we were awarded a US$330 million lump-sum EPC contract by Gazprom for the first phase of the Badra […]

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