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Iraq's Oil Dysfunction

By Mina Al-Oraibi, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Oil Dysfunction The world's sixth-largest oil producer still suffers from fuel shortages and power outages. Click here to read the full story.

Lebanese Firm takes Arbitration Case against Iraq

By John Lee. Lebanese company Primesouth International Offshore has commenced arbitration proceedings against Iraq at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Details of the dispute have not been released, but in 2020 the company was reported to have signed a two-year contract, along with China CAMC Engineering Co (CAMCE), to install 640 […]

Iraq committed to Renewable Energy

By John Lee. The Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, has said that Iraq is committed to reducing carbon emissions through implementing a number of gas investment projects and developing gas fields, as well as projects to produce solar energy. At a conference in Iraq under the title "Pathways for a lower carbon future for […]

Iraqi Cabinet approves Electricity Supply Contract with Iran

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved a contract between the Ministry of Electricity and Iran's Power Generation and Distribution Company (Tavanir) for the supply of electricity. According to details released from the cabinet meeting this week, the term of the contract shall be five years, and the price is reduced from 3.4 cents […]

Will Iran's Electricity Cut turn Iraq towards Gulf?

By Muhammad Jawad Adib for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Iran's electricity cut turn Iraq toward Gulf? Iraq is facing reduced electricity and gas supplies from Iran, which might lead Iraq toward an electricity connection with the […]

Iraqi Power Station Developer to provide Smart Meters

By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has required the developer of the Al-Khairat [Al-Khayrat] power station to also supply smart meters for use by domestic and industrial customers. According to a statement from the Cabinet, the investing company, which it says is Harlow International, will prepare between 100,000 and 150,000 smart meters, in addition to […]

UAE's Ducab Group wins Cabling Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. UAE's Ducab Group has reportedly been awarded a contract to supply overhead conductors for a 288-Km Over-Head Line (OHL) as part of a GE Renewable Energy project in Iraq. According to Zawya, the contract involves the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a 400kV overhead transmission line from Jordan to the […]

UNDP and JICA partner for Socio-Economic Development in Iraq

UNDP Iraq and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a renewed partnership agreement to monitor and support acceleration of the implementation of socio-economic infrastructure projects in Iraq. The projects are implemented by the Government of Iraq (GoI) with loan assistance from JICA with the aim of improving the economic recovery and living conditions […]

CITIC Construction Wins $3.7bn Iraq Power Deal

By John Lee. China's CITIC Construction has won the bid for the first and second phases of AI Khairat heavy oil power plant in Iraq. Yang Jianqiang, Deputy President of CITIC Construction, held talks with Mazin Wajih, Chairman of Harlow International, in Dubai representative office, and received the letter of acceptance issued by Mazin Wajih. […]