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IBBC hosts largest ever Spring Conference

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted the largest attendance for their Spring conference at the Mansion house on 24th May, with just under 300 attendees, half of whom came from Iraq. Widely considered a success, the overall theme was 'sustaining economic growth in Iraq', There were multiple panels and roundtable sessions; including four panels […]

Iraq confirms exceptional April Oil Exports

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for April of 101,390,662 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.380 million barrels per day (bpd), up from the 3.244 million bpd exported in March. This is the highest daily export rate since the 3.438 million barrels per day achieved in […]

Genel Energy appoints new Chief Financial Officer

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that Luke Clements (pictured) has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Luke, who was previously Interim Chief Financial Officer, has been responsible for a broad range of financial, commercial, and treasury related activities at the Company. Having joined the Company in 2011 to advise on […]

AirSada Medevac: Keeping your People Safe in Iraq

Advertising Feature As every Oil & Gas executive knows, your people are your most valuable asset. Being a success means employing the best staff, and the best staff will always go where they are valued and looked after. That just one reason why AirSada's medevac services are essential to your operations in Iraq. Working in […]

Meet Top Iraqi Officials at IBBC Conference

Hear Iraq's principal ministers and financiers share their vision and policies for Energy, Finance and Educational sectors at IBBC's Mansion House conference on 24th May. Iraq is on the cusp of forming a new Government and is benefitting from high oil revenues and stability. The IBBC Spring conference is ideally timed for a potential new […]

OPEC increases Iraq's Oil Quota

By John Lee. OPEC has reportedly agreed to increase Iraq's oil production to 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in June. The state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA) quotes Iraq's representative to OPEC, Muhammad Saadoun, as saying that oil production will then increase by 50,000 bpd each month from July to September. He also predicted anĀ  […]

Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. PM Kadhimi under fire as Iraq debates new oil pipeline to Jordan Since taking office in May 2020, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has placed the activation of an oil pipeline to Jordan […]

KRG Denies seizing control of Oil Fields

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has denied seizing the Bai Hassan and Dawd Gurg oil fields in Kirkuk from the Iraqi federal government's Ministry of Oil. On Saturday, the North Oil Company (NOC), which is owned by the Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC), claimed that the KRG took over the fields in […]

Iranian Gas passed off as Iraqi Origin

By John Lee. Media in Pakistan report that Iranian LPG has been illegally imported into the country under the guise of Iraqi product. According to Business Recorder, the latest case is one of five ships which are allegedly involved in the illegal import of Iranian LPG using a falsified declaration of origin. Pakistan's Ministry of […]

DNO Profits Surge on Back of High Oil and Gas Prices

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today reported an 84 percent jump in operating profit in the first quarter of 2022 to USD 236 million on the back of high oil and gas prices and solid production performance. Net debt dropped USD 126 million quarter-on-quarter to USD 27 million. "Oil and gas are […]

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Genel Energy issues update on Trading and Ops

Genel Energy has issued the following trading and operations update ahead of the Company's Annual General Meeting ('AGM'), which is being held today: Bill Higgs, Chief Executive of Genel, said: "Our robust financial position continues to strengthen, supporting investment in our organic portfolio as well as our progressive dividend. Despite the result of Sarta-5, the […]