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Iraq Plans to take over Mansuriyah Gas Field

By John Lee. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi, Luiebi] (pictured) as ordered Iraq’s state-owned oil companies to devise an urgent plan to develop the Mansuriyah (Mansouriya) gas field, following what he described as the delay and the failure of foreign companies to start developing the field. The field, in Diyala province, was awarded in […]

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Gazprom Neft Halves Badra Production Target

By John Lee. Russia’s Gazprom Neft has reportedly revised down its output plateau for the Badra oil field. Denis Sugaipov, head of Gazprom Neft’s department of large projects, told Reuters that the consortium running the project has proposed setting the output plateau for the next few years at its current level of around 85,000 bpd, […]

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Turkey makes Oil Find near Iraqi Border

The state-run Turkey Petroleum Co. (TPAO) has discovered oil in the Sirnak province, near the southern border with Iraq and Iran. According to a report from UPI, the company’s regional director, Gokhan Akin, said: “The oil at the well is at the value of the neighboring country’s [Iraq] oil but the test studies for the […]

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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 […]

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Kuwait Energy In, Turkey’s TPAO Out

By John Lee. Iraq has approved the deal under which Kuwait Energy would replace Turkey’s state-owned Turkiye Petrolleri AO (TPAO) on the Block-9 exploration contract. Abdul-Mahdy al-Ameedi, director of the ministry’s contracts directorate, told Reuters: “Kuwait Energy has acquired the stake of the Turkish company TPAO, and now it’s holding 70 percent of the contract, […]

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Just 1 Deal on First Day of Iraq’s Energy Auction

The first day of Iraq’s fourth energy auction resulted in just one successful bid, with four of the today’s six exploration fields receiving no bids from the 47 pre-qualified bidders. The six blocks offered today were numbers 2, 9, 6, 12, 1 and 11. A consortium of Kuwait Energy (40%), Turkey’s TPAO (Turkiye Petrolleri AO) […]

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