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Oil Minister says Exxon Freezes Kurdish Oil Deals

Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul Kareem Luaibi [Elaibi] said on Monday that Exxon Mobil had sent a second letter to Iraq's oil ministry confirming its decision to freeze its oil deals with the Kurdistan Regional Governmment (KRG), according to a report from Reuters. The decision may lead the Iraqi government to allow Exxon Mobil to re-enter […]

Iraq Still Considering Exxon Bidding Ban

The Iraqi oil ministry is said to be still considering whether to allow Exxon Mobil to bid in the country's 4th energy licensing auction, lifting a ban that was imposed because of the deal it struck with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "We are going to discuss this matter in the ministry and, God willing, […]

Confusion Surrounds Exxon Iraq Decision

Reuters reported at the weekend that Iraq's government has received a letter from Exxon Mobil saying the it had frozen its deal with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), but other reports say this has not happened. "We received a letter from Exxon on March 5 saying they are freezing the contract with the Kurds," oil […]

Exxon Reaches Deal on West Qurna Payments

ExxonMobil has reportedly reached an agreement with Baghdad to be paid in oil for work on the huge West Qurna-1 oilfield. According to the report from Reuters, foreign oil companies involved in Iraq's oil expansion generally prefer to be compensated for capital expenditure and service fees in oil, because cash payments are more complicated to […]

Gulf Keystone Shares Slump on Kurdistan Worries

More than £1 billion ($1.6 billion) was wiped off the value of Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) during trading on Tuesday, as its share price fell by one third to 228.5p. Some of those losses have been recovered on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, with the shares currently changing hands at 275p. The falls were attrributed […]

Exxon to Decide Iraq Strategy in Days

ExxonMobil has reportedly asked the Iraqi central government to give it a few more days to decide whether or not it will cancel an exploration deal with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Baghdad has asked the U.S. giant to choose between the KRG deal and the existing contract with central-government to develop the 370,000 barrels-a-day […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

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Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

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Iraq Blocks Exxon Licence Bid

ExxonMobil is to be excluded from Iraq's fourth licensing auction because of its deals in Iraqi Kurdistan. "The Iraqi government has decided that Exxon won't be allowed to participate in the next oil and gas bidding round," Faisal Abdullah, a spokesman for Iraq's Deputy Prime Minster for Energy, Hussein al-Shahristani, said on Monday. "We are […]

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Exxon Scouts already in Erbil

Despite objections from Baghdad, ExxonMobil already has personnel on the ground in Iraqi Kurdistan, according to Reuters. Whiel the company has kept silent on its exploration agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), one central government regards as illegal, one Western industry source in Erbil told the news agency: "They [Exxon] are definitely here and […]

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