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Schlumberger sees Increased Business in Iraq

By John Lee. In its results for the third quarter of 2016, oilfield services company Schlumberger has said that it has increased process systems deliveries in Iraq. While Middle East & Asia Area revenue declined 1% sequentially, lower activity in Indonesia, the UAE, and the South East Asia was mitigated by higher revenue in Saudi […]

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 […]

Schlumberger Updates on Iraqi Operations

By John Lee. While describing its activities in Iraq as ‘muted’, oil services company Schlumberger gave details of two projects in the country in its Second-Quarter 2015 Results. Italy’s ENI awarded the company a three-year integrated well construction contract which covers the drilling of 30 wells and includes the provision of land drilling rigs, directional […]

Board Changes at Petroceltic

Further to the announcement by the Company on 16 June 2014, Petroceltic, the independent oil and gas exploration and production company focussed on the Middle East, North Africa, Mediterranean and Black Sea regions, today announces a number of changes to the Board of the Company with immediate effect. The Company welcomes Mr Don Wolcott and […]

British Oil Worker Attacked for ‘Shiite Insult’

By John Lee. A British employee of security firm G4S has reportedly been injured by a group of workers at a Schlumberger camp near the Rumaila oilfield. The Daily Star says the man had tried to remove a picture of Imam Ali, and flags and pamphlets commemorating Imam Hussein, venerated figures in Shiite Islam, allegedly […]

Video: Footage of Disturbance at Rumaila

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Disturbing video footage has appeared of dozens of angry Shi’ite Muslim workers storming a Schlumberger Ltd camp at the Rumaila oilfield and beating a British security adviser they accused of insulting their […]

KRG Clarifies Incident at HKN Energy Block

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government has denied that an incident involving HKN Energy in the Kurdish region of Iraq was related to security issues, and said it was instead tied to a labour dispute. In a statement, the KRG also denied media reports that about 120 oil workers were held hostage: “The Kurdistan […]

Iraq Club Dubai Celebrates 1st Anniversary

6th March sees the anniversary event of The Iraq Club Dubai. This network for senior energy professionals operating in Iraq, has gone from strength to strength since it launched in 2012. The bi-monthly event which regularly attracts over 100 senior representatives from companies such as Leightons, Gulftainer and Schlumberger, expects a higher turn out next […]

Baker Hughes Joins Race for Kirkuk Oilfield

Baker Hughes has joined BP and Schlumberger on separate talks with Iraq to more than double the output from the giant Kirkuk oil field in northern Iraq, according to Dow Jones. “Iraq is conducting preliminary talks with these three companies to examine plans to develop the field,” an Iraqi oil industry figure said on Monday. […]

Schlumberger Reports on Iraq Operations

As part of its third quarter earnings results, Schlumberger has issued the following statements on its operations in Iraq: In Iraq, Wireline MSCT* mechanical sidewall coring technology has been deployed on two exploration wells. Core recovery in the tight and fractured carbonate reservoirs was 100% for each job and the cores will yield the petrophysical […]

New Schlumberger CEO has Big Plans for Iraq

Schlumberger‘s incoming CEO, Paal Kibsgaard, has big plans for the company’s business in Iraq. The 43-year-old Norwegian, who will take over as chief executive on 1st August, is currently Chief Operating Officer of the company, having begun his career with ExxonMobil in 1992. He will succeed Andrew Gould, who again reiterated that Iraq is a […]

‘Next Year Iraq Will be Really Big’, Schlumberger

Iraq will be one of the main revenue contributors to Schlumberger‘s Middle East operations and will be bigger than most of the company’s other markets in the region with the exception of Saudi Arabia, Chief Executive Andrew Gould (pictured) told the Financial Times on Tuesday. “Next year Iraq will be really big“, said Gould. The […]