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Iraq Shortlists Candidates for Jordan Pipeline

By John Lee. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters report that Iraq has shortlisted 12 international companies to build the new $18-billion oil export pipeline to Jordan, the country’s first such pipeline in decades. Iraq’s oil ministry has chosen these companies from a list of more than 80 international firms which submitted their credentials to build […]

Saipem Negotiating $1bn Iraq Contract

By John Lee. The Chief Executive Officer of Italy’s Saipem has said that the company is negotiating a contract worth around $1 billion in Iraq. According to Reuters, Pietro Franco Tali (pictured) said on a conference call that the negotiations could be finalised by the end of the year. Iraq Business News believes the contract […]

Iraq picks Petrofac for $95m SPM Contract

Reuters reports that Petrofac has won a $95 million contract to carry out maintenance work for Iraq’s new offshore terminals and sub-sea pipelines at the Gulf. The contract involves maintenance work to ensure there are no leakages in the pipelines or any faults at the two new single point mooring (SPM) terminals that may delay […]

Bidders Named for $1bn Iraqi Power Plant

Iraq  has announced the names of foreign companies bidding to build a $1 billion, 1,500 megawatt, power plant in western Iraq, according to a report from Reuters: South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Italy’s Saipem; Greece’s Metka; Turkey’s Gama; and, a consortium of Turkey’s Calik Enerji and Italy’s Techint. The plant will consist of six units: […]

Fairstar Wins $9.6m Saipem Contract in Iraq

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Saipem S.p.A. to provide float-over and installation services to Saipem for the 8,000 tonnes CMMP Platform in the Persian Gulf, off-shore Iraq. Saipem has contracted the new 50,000DWT semi-submersible vessel FINESSE for the transportation of the CMMP module from the fabrication facility in Karimun, […]

Samsung Wins $1bn Oil Contract

Iraq’s cabinet announced that it had approved a $998 million oilfield service contract on Tuesday with a South Korean company for the West Qurna 2 oilfield, according to Reuters. While the memo did not name the company, Samsung Engineering was the only South Korean company on the final shortlist. Iraq and its partners, Russia’s Lukoil […]

Saipem Wins Contract for Basra Oil Export Expansion Project

Iraq’s South Oil Company has awarded Italy’s Saipem the EPIC contract for the Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project – Phase 2, within the framework of the expansion of the Basra Oil Terminal (ABOT), off the Al Faw Peninsula in the Arabian Gulf, approximately 550 kilometres south-east of Baghdad. The contract encompasses the engineering, procurement, […]