Tag Archives | Turkish Petroleum

Turkey Joins Exxon in Kurdistan Oil Deal

By John Lee. Turkish prime minister has said that state-owned Turkiye Petrolleri AO (TPAO) is has reached an agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and ExxonMobil to carry out oil exploration in northern Iraq. Tayyip Erdoğan (pictured) told reporters: “Countries from various parts of the world are taking steps to explore and produce oil in […]

KBR Awarded FEED, QCSS Contracts at Mansuriya

By John Lee. KBR has announced that it has been awarded the Mansuriya Full Field Development contract to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) studies and Quality Control Support Services (QCSS) for the Turkish Petroleum Overseas Company (TPOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), in Diyala Province. The Mansuriya project is […]

Dragon Oil Updates on Block 9

By John Lee. In its interim results for the period ended 30th June 2012, Dragon Oil today issued the following update on its business in Iraq: A consortium of companies, comprising Dragon Oil (30%), the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) (30%) and Kuwait Energy (40% and operator), has been awarded an exploration, development and production service […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

Did Big Oil Win the War in Iraq?

Before the United States and Britain invaded Iraq in March 2003, their oil companies were shut out of oil-production contracts being negotiated by the government of Saddam Hussein. Today, more than six years of war later, Saddam is gone, and the U.S. and British oil companies are not only in on the oil contracts, they […]