Tag Archives | Basra Energy Company (BECL)

Iraqi PM Doubles Down on Oil Deals with China and Russia

By Simon Watkins for the OilPrice.com. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's New Prime Minister Doubles Down On Oil & Gas Deals With China And Russia It is possible that U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, believed for a moment that […]

CPECC Wins $386m Contract at Rumaila

By John Lee. China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corp (CPECC) has reportedly signed a contract for the design, procurement, construction and testing of new crude oil processing facilities at Iraq's giant Rumaila oilfield. According to a report from the China International Contractors Association, the facility in Mishrif Qurainat (MQ) is the first new crude oil […]

Basra Energy Company established to run Rumaila Oilfield

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has officially established the new Basra Energy Company (BECL), which will be the main contractor at the giant Rumaila oilfield, under a Technical Service Contract (TSC). Representing BECL at the ceremony, Zaid Elyaseri (BP) said the field will be developed to reach a peak production of 1.7 […]

Iraqi Cabinet approves BP Plan to spin off Rumaila

By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has approved a plan to restructure the ownership of the giant Rumaila oilfield. The field will be taken over by the newly-created Basra Energy Company (BECL), which in turn will be owned by BP and the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). According to a statement from the Ministry of […]