Tag Archives | ENI

Ceyhan Tanker Cancellations Increase

By John Lee. Oil firms expecting to load Kirkuk crude at the Turkish port of Ceyhan have had to cancel tankers, as the Kurdistan Regional Government ramps up independent oil sales at the expense of sales through the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO). According to a report from Reuters, tanker cancellations included Eni’s Seanostrum, Socar’s […]

Ergil Completes Zubair Storage Tank Project

Turkish-based storage tank company Ergil has completed a comprehensive engineering, design, material supply and fabrication project in Iraq. ROSCO (Rafidain Oil Services Co., part of the Jurmat Group Of Companies), the EPC contractor for the New Flow Tanks EPC Project, has awarded the company the engineering, design, material supply and fabrication of 33m dia & […]

Petrojet Wins Major New Iraq Contracts

By John Lee. Egypt’s state-owned Petroleum Projects & Technical Consultations Company (Petrojet) has reportedly won two contracts in Iraq valued at $142.5 million (166 billion Iraqi dinars). In the first contract, worth $75 million, Petrojet will carry out the first phase of the rehabilitation and upgrade of the current facilities in Basra Gas Company, for […]

Italy's Eni to Buy Kirkuk Crude

By John Lee. Platts reports that Italy's Eni has provisionally booked a tanker to load an 80,000 mt cargo of Iraqi crude from the Turkish port of Ceyhan. Market sources said that the cargo is Kirkuk crude, and would be the first such cargo from the port since Baghdad and Erbil agreed to sell 150,000 […]

KOGAS in $4.9 Billion Project

By Patrick Schmidt. On Monday, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) announced that it will invest $4.9 billion in the Zubair oil field project. The investment will help establish the facilities needed to launch the project and help Zubair reach its potential of over 800,000 barrel per day production. KOGAS have a 23% stake in the Zubair […]

Samsung Sign $840m ENI Zubair Deal

By John Lee. Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd. has officially announced that it was awarded the North (Hammar Mishrif) New Degassing Station Facilities contract for the ENI Zubair Oil Field Development project in Iraq, worth  $840 million. The signing ceremony was attended by Samsung Engineering’s President & CEO Mr.Park Choong-Heum, South Oil Company’s Director General Mr. Dheyaa Jaafar […]

Luaibi to IOCs: We're Here to Help

By John Lee. Iraqi oil minister Abdul Kareem al-Luaibi (pictured) has moved to reassure major IOCs in the wake of growing disgruntlement over bureaucracy. He remarked to reporters that his ministry " is keen to provide all kinds of support and cooperation for all international companies operating in Iraq, including contracting with companies within the oil […]

ENI Stays in Last Minute Deal, Sonangol Exits

By John Lee. Tense negotiations between Baghdad and Italy's ENI came to a close just hours before ENI was supposedly going to call time on their Iraq operations, Reuters reports. ENI CEO Paulo Scaroni made his dissatisfaction clear to reporters on Tuesday before the new deal was struck, stating, "If they do not sign the contracts […]

Eni's Scaroni Meeting with al-Maliki

By John Lee. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki and Eni’s CEO Paolo Scaroni (pictured) met on Monday in Baghdad to discuss Eni’s activities in the country. During the meeting, Mr Scaroni along with Claudio Descalzi, COO of Eni E&P, updated the Prime Minister on the development activities at the Zubair oil field and discussed the […]

Zubair Oil Contract Revised

By John Lee. Associated Press reports that the Italian oil company Eni has agreed to lower production targets at the Zubair oil field. It has also extending the length of the contract by five years. Eni says that the deal signed on Monday in Baghdad sets a new target at the field of 850,000 barrels […]