Archive | 1st November 2011

Iraq Oil Exports Down in October

Iraq’s oil exports were 2.088 million barrels per day in October down from 2.101 million bpd in September, according to a report from Reuters. Falah Alamri, the head of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO), said exports were 1.628 million bpd from the southern oil hub of Basra and 460,000 bpd from the northern fields […]

Expro Wins $12.5m Contract at Zubair

International oilfield services company Expro has secured a contract win in the Middle East with Eni Iraq BV, lead contractor of the Zubair Consortium. The contract, providing chemical analysis laboratory work, for the Zubair field in Southern Iraq, represents Expro’s first direct contract in Iraq and is recognition of Expro’s expertise in the provision of […]

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Ericsson sees Vast Untapped Potential in Iraq

Ericsson has reiterated the vast, untapped potential of Iraq’s telecommunication market. Speaking at the sixth Iraq Telecom 2011, Ericsson’s Executive Vice President for Region Middle East, Tunç Yorulmaz highlighted how the Iraqi market is now ready to move towards implementing Mobile Broadband considering its saturated voice market, increasing GDP per capita and increasing internet usage […]

Your Guide to the Iraqi Dinar

We get many enquiries at Iraq Business News relating to the future of the Iraqi dinar (IQD), for example: Will the Iraqi dinar increase in value? Will the currency be re-denominated, dropping the 'three zeros'? Is it wise to buy Iraqi dinar? Firstly, Iraq Business News is not in a position to give investment advice. […]

Kuwaitis Receive Another $1bn in Reparations

The United Nations Compensation Commission has made another $1,038,375,281 available to the Government of Kuwait for distribution to eight successful claimants in compensation for Iraq’s 1990 invasion. This payment leaves approximately $18 billion outstanding to six compensation awards. Successful claims are paid with funds drawn from the United Nations Compensation Fund, which is funded by […]

SCOP Announces A New Tender

The Oil Projects Company (SCOP) of the Ministry of Oil , Baghdad , Iraq announces the issuance of a new pipes tender to be performed in two phases . Brief Description: Supply of Pipes (15.9) km , fittings (5960) Nos for rehabilitation of East Baghdad delivery of equipment and materials CIP (unloaded) to SCOP's stores […]

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