Tag Archives | Satarem

Scandalous Satarem Refinery Contract gets Final Notice

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Satarem-Missan Refinery Scandalous Contract Gets Final Termination Notice The Iraqi Ministry of Oil (MoO) announced on 4th January 2018 that it had obliged Missan International Refinery Company (MIRC) (actually the bankrupt Swiss […]

$6b Refinery Deal to be Investigated

By John Lee. An Iraqi parliamentary committee has asked the Commission of Integrity to investigate the contract awarded to Satarem to build a $6-billion refinery in Maysan. Iraq Business News‘ Expert Blogger Ahmed Mousa Jiyad recently questioned the legitimacy of the contract signed with the Swiss company, prompting the Ministry of Oil to issue a statement […]

Min. of Oil Statement on Maysan Refinery

Following the recent article by our Expert Blogger, Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has issued a statement regarding Satarem‘s involvement with the Missan [Maysan] refinery project. The statement is carried here in full and unedited: Commenting about the news that was declared by the media, press & some websites about the memorandum of […]

Doubt Surrounds Satarem-Missan Refinery Deal

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Recent information on Satarem sheds serious doubt about its prospects and ability for executing the Missan Refinery project. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil signed, in the presence of the Prime Minister Mr. Nuri […]

Swiss Firm to Build $6bn Refinery

By John Lee. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says Iraq has signed a $6 billion deal with Swiss company Satarem to build and run southern Iraq’s first new, large-scale refinery in 30 years. The oompany will set up the 150,000 barrel-per-day refinery near Amara, in Missan [Maysan] province, on a 50-year build-own-operate (BOO) contract. Satarem was created […]