Maliki Discusses Projects with LUKoil

By John Lee.

Russian oil company LUKoil has announced that its President, Vagit Alekperov (pictured), held talks in Moscow on Sunday with Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, and Iraqi Oil Minister, Abdul Karim Luaibi [Elaibi].

The parties discussed the progress of the West Qurna-2 development project, the company’s plans to develop Block-10, and other possible projects in which the company may participate.

In a statement, the company added:

"As was noted by the representatives of the Iraqi leadership, LUKOIL strictly abides by all its commitment as regards the West Qurna-2 project. They expressed confidence that the company would be able to expand its presence in Iraq."

(Source: LUKoil)

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