Tag Archives | Dhi Qar

Chinese Firm discusses Rehabilitation of Nasiriyah Airport

By John Lee. A meeting has been held with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to discuss the the first steps in the rehabilitation of Nasiriyah International Airport. The company signed a contract for the project with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) in June 2021. According to Al Sabaah, he meeting was attended […]

IDC starts Drilling 20 Oil Wells at Nasiriyah

By John Lee. The Iraqi Drilling Company (IDC) has started work on the first of its 20 oil wells at the Nasiriyah oil field in Dhi Qar. IDC's Director General, Basem Abdul Karim, said that the project is part of a contract with the Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) in cooperation with Weatherford. The planned […]

Construction Starts at $94m Shatra Hospital

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of Iraq's Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi [Hamed Al Gazi] has laid the foundation stone for a 200-bed general hospital in Shatra City, in Dhi Qar province. The hospital will serve the inhabitants of Shatra and the surrounding areas. UK-based Protechnique will complete the project within 36 months, […]

Several Redevelopment Projects started in Dhi Qar

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of Iraq's Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, has laid the foundation stone for a number of projects in Dhi Qar Governorate: the Al-Zaytoun Martyrs' Bridge; a local stadium, with capacity for 10,000 spectators; Imam Ali Street (peace be upon him); Al-Shatrah Hospital; and, two bridges in the Al-Moalemeen […]

Block 10 More Attractive for Lukoil than West Qurna 2

Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins points out that the $5.99-per-barrel remuneration that Lukoil will receive under its technical service contract at Block 10 is considerably better than its $1.15/barrel payment at West Qurna 2. Block 10 includes the Eridu field, which has indicated oil reserves of between 7 and 12 billion barrels, and a […]

Petronas opens New Well at Garraf Field

By John Lee. Petronas Carigali Iraq Holding B.V. has opened its K-123 well in the Garraf Contract Area in Dhi Qar. Present at the event were, Petronas Vice President International Assets of Upstream Mr. M Jukris A Wahab; Director, Managing Executive Officer and President of Middle East, Asia & Europe Project Division of Japex, Mr. […]

LUKoil files Development Plan for Iraq's Eridu Oilfield

By John Lee. Russia's LUKoil and Japan's Inpex Corporation have applied to Iraq's state-owned Dhi-Qar Oil Company (DQOC) for what Lukoil describes as "commerciality of reserves", and filed a preliminary proposal on the development of the Eridu oil field within Block-10. According to Lukoil, geological exploration has proved significant reserves, making Eridu the largest discovery […]

INOC to Negotiate with Chevron to Develop Dhi Qar Oil Fields

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has authorised the Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC) to negotiate directly with US oil company Chevron to develop four oil fields in Dhi Qar Governorate. According to a statement from the Ministry of Oil, the fields constitute the Nasiriyah block, which has a target output of 600,000 barrels of […]

$890m for Reconstruction in Dhi Qar

By John Lee. Iraq has approved a reconstruction programme in Dhi Qar governorate valued 1.3 trillion Iraqi dinars ($890 million). Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said that electricity supply would be given priority, adding that 20 cities in the province will also be expanded. Included in the more than 100 projects is the Al-Islah-Jbayish water project, […]