Iraq earned more than $17 billion in the first four months of this year an Oil Ministry spokesman said. The spokesman, Assem Jihad, said the sum is one billion dollars in excess of budget expectations for 2010. “The ministry exported 222.7 million barrels in the first four months of this, earning the country $17.218 billion,” […]
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Just last week, shares in Gulf Keystone rose sharply on improved sentiment regarding oil exports from Iraqi Kurdistan. The shares have since given up much of that gain, on fears of dilution from a new round of fundraising. Details of the fundraising were announced on Tuesday. According to a statement from the company: “Gulf Keystone […]
The initial development plan agreed by Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and its partners for Iraq's West Qurna Phase One oilfield includes drilling eight new wells and overhauling up to 50 wells this year to boost output, an Iraqi oil official said on Monday. International oil service companies will be invited to drill four new wells and […]
Four security guards were injured Sunday when two explosive devices detonated near the entrance of an oil company in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a police source said. Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation for those behind the blast, which targeted the North Oil Company, northwest of Kirkuk, Helo […]
Oil revenues in the first four months of 2010 reached $17 billion, exceeding by one billion the general budget’s expectations, spokesman for the oil ministry said on Friday.
CNOOC's attempts to enter a number of foreign markets, such as the US, rejected over concerns of control of strategically important energy assets - the firm has long been attempting to enter markets where it is likely to be greeted with less hostility, such as Iraq.
Baghdad approval to pay for foreign companies in Kurdistan region is temporary and does not constitute a solution
Iraq expects output at its Nassiriya oilfield to hit 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2014, the head of state-run South Oil Co. (SOC) said on Friday, after the OPEC member decided to develop the field on its own.
Iraq expects crude output from its southern oilfields, Rumaila, Majnoon and West Qurna Phase One, to reach about 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd) by the end of this year, the head of South Oil Company (SOC) said yesterday.
China's CNOOC Limited has announced that, the Company, via its wholly owned subsidiary - CNOOC International Limited, together with Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), have signed a technical service contract (TSC) for the development and production of the Missan Oil Fields within Iraq.
Rosneft, the Russian state oil company, has made its first foray into the Middle East with an agreement to develop projects with Crescent Petroleum, an Emirates-based private energy company.
Iraq's oil minister on Thursday invited international energy companies to bid for contracts to develop three untapped natural gas fields in Middle Euphrates Provinces.