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Cabinet allocates $3.9m for Irrigation in Diyala

By John Lee. The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Following discussions, the Cabinet ordered the Ministry of Finance to provide funding of 5.75 billion dinars ($3.9 million) for emergency works to address water scarcity in Diyala Governorate: IQD 1.75 billion to the General Authority for […]

Germany gives another $22m to Boost Employment in Iraq

Germany Increases Support to Boost Employment Opportunities in Iraq with New EUR 18m Contribution Germany and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have today signed a EUR 18.29 million agreement (US$ 21.78 million) to boost employment and economic opportunities for vulnerable communities in Iraq. The generous contribution is the second provided to the Building Resilience […]

Chinese Company to Develop Iraq's Mansuriyah Gas Field

By John Lee. The Chinese company Sinopec (China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation) has won a contract to develop the Mansuriyah gas field in Diyala. The field, near the Iranian border, is expected to produce 300 million standard cubic feet (Mmscf) per day of gas, which will be used for electricity generation. In 2010, an agreement […]

Contract for Garbage Containers in Diyala

By John Lee. Al-Mruoj Al-Badhaa Company has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the supply and delivery of steel garbage containers for Al-Mansouriya sub-district in Diyala Governorate. The contract is valued at $151,000. (Source: UNGM)

Ummet Al Salam wins $920k Contract in Diyala

By John Lee. Ummet Al Salam Co. Ltd. for General Trading & Contracting has won two contracts with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS): Rehabilitation of Internal Roads in in Al Khaless in Al Mansouriah District, Diyala Governorate. Contract worth $680,000; Supply and installation solar street lights in in Al Khaless in Al […]

Russia Considers Major Investment in Iraqi Gas Field

From Middle East Monitor, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Maxim Maksimov [Maximov] (pictured), said that Russia is seeking to invest heavily in Al-Mansouriya gas field, in the Diyala governorate. Maksimov […]

More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: High voltage motors factory, Al-Zawraa State Company Production of polymer joints, Al-Zawraa State Company Ceiling fans factory, Diala State Company Iron ore milling, State Company for Automotive and Equipment Industrygs, State Company for Iron and Steel (SCIS) (Source: National Investment Commission)

Iraq Approves Fifth Round of Gas Contracts

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly approved contracts in a fifth bidding round for gas exploration contracts. According to Reuters, the exploration deals relate to the development of fields in the eastern governate of Diyala that are expected to produce more than 750 million cubic feet of natural gas within 3 years. The contracts have […]

UNOPS, Japan providing Renewable Energy in Iraq

By John Lee. To improve living conditions for returnee populations living in newly liberated areas, UNOPS – with funding from the government of Japan – is helping to provide renewable energy and emergency waste disposal services in three Iraqi governorates. “[This project] comes at a time when Iraq is counting on its friends to recover […]

Zhongman starts Drilling in Diyala Province

By John Lee. China's Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group Corp., Ltd. (ZPEC) has reportedly started drilling its first oil well in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala on Tuesday. The mayor of Qazaniya told Xinhua that it is more than fifty years since an oil well was drilled in Diyala province. Mazin al-Khuzaie added that […]