Tag Archives | Basra Gas Company

Shell Awards WorleyParsons 3-Yr Gas Contract

WorleyParsons has been awarded a three year contract by Shell Gas Iraq BV to provide project management support and services for the rehabilitation of gas facilities and infrastructure that are part of the scope of Basrah Gas Company (BGC). In November 2011, as part of a push to make better use of its gas resources, […]

Shell 'Optimistic' About Gas Capture Hurdles

By John Lee. Shell's commercial general manager for Iraq, Arne de Kock, has told Reuters that two key hurdles must be cleared before the company can move forward with its giant gas capture project in southern Iraq. But he added that he was "optimistic" the government's Council of Ministers will sign off on the issues of asset […]

South Gas Company to Produce 2bn Cubic Feet in 2013

Iraq’s state-run South Gas Company says its output will exceed 2 billion cubic feet by 2013, according to a report from Azzaman. The company’s director-general, Hussein Khudhair, said in a statement that “once the projects under construction are completed, the production will be in huge quantities surpassing two billion cubic meters”. He said “gigantic projects” […]

Shell, Mitsubishi, Gas Production to Start This Year

Dow Jones reports that the gas capture project with Shell and Mitsubishi in Southern Iraq is expected to start production this year. The head of the South Gas Company, Ali Hussein Khudhier, told the news agency that they expect to produce 50 Mcfd of gas this year. He added that the floating LNG plant and […]

Shell Signs $17bn Iraqi Gas Deal

Shell, Mitsubishi and the Iraqi government have finally signed the $17.2 billion deal on Sunday to capture flared gas at Iraq's southern oilfields. The 25-year project is intended to boost production of badly needed electricity and reduce the environmental damage caused by flaring, as well as opening up the possibility of gas exports. It will harness […]

Shell-BGC Contracts: Inked but not yet approved!

Ahmed Mousa Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES). He was formerly a senior economist with the Iraq National Oil Company and Iraq’s Ministry of Oil, Chief Expert for the Council of Ministers, Director at the Ministry of Trade, and International Specialist with UN. He is […]