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Shell "in talks" to boost Iraq's Gas Production

By John Lee. Shell is reported to be in talks with Iraq to boost Basra Gas Company's capacity. According to S&P Global Platts, BGC is planning to increase capacity for gas production from 1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) now to 1.4 Bcf/d in two years; discussions with Shell could see that increase further […]

Iraqi Elections" Still Don't Deliver Democracy"

By Dr Renad Mansour, for Just Security. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Elections, Coming Again Soon, Still Don't Deliver Democracy Iraqis are due to head to the polls on October 10th in their country's sixth parliamentary election since the U.S.-led […]

Baghdad Conf goes to NY; Iran-Saudi Talks set to Resume

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Baghdad Conference goes to NYC as Iran-Saudi talks set to resume A follow-up meeting of the recent Baghdad Conference has been held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. As on […]

First Steering Committee Meeting of SAAVI Project

Representatives of the government, private sector and UN agencies have participated in the first steering committee meeting for "Strengthening the Agriculture and Agri-food Value Chain and Improving trade policy in Iraq" (SAAVI) project. The steering committee is led by the Ministry of Planning and co-chaired by the European Union Delegation. The Ministry of Agriculture and […]

How Taliban is Impacting Iran's policies in Iraq, Syria

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How the Taliban takeover is impacting Iran's policies in Iraq, Syria Beyond Afghanistan's geopolitical importance as Iran's immediate neighbor, what affects Tehran's calculations about the Taliban's rise are the implications it may have […]

Iraq "the Biggest Commercial Opportunity in Petroleum Today"

By John Lee. Petrel Resources has said that "Iraq remains the biggest commercial opportunity in petroleum today." In the company's Interim Statement to the markets on Wednesday, Chairman David Horgan added: "The geology is unsurpassed.  The oil market is sharply recovering.  But contracts must be updated for effective exploration and development." "The focus is once […]

Oshkosh to supply Trucks to Iraq

By John Lee. Oshkosh Defense LLC has been awarded a $16,708,584 firm-fixed-price contract for M1120A4 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTTs), M977A4 HEMTTs, M978A4 HEMTTs, and M1070A1 Heavy Equipment Transporters. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2022. […]

Iraq: People with Disabilities Face Election Barriers

From Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq: People with Disabilities Face Election Barriers People with disabilities in Iraq are facing significant obstacles to participating in upcoming parliamentary elections on October 10, 2021, due to discriminatory legislation and […]

Baker Hughes to help Capture Gas at Iraq's Southern Oil Fields

By John Lee. Iraq's South Gas Company (SGC) has announced a project to capture gas at the Nasiriyah and Garraf [Gharraf] oil fields, in partnership with the American company Baker Hughes. Instead of flaring, the gas will be used to increase electricity generation, while reducing the environmental impact of oil production. The project will also […]

Iran "Appoints Special Envoy" on Iraq Petroleum Issues

By John Lee. Iran's has reportedly appointed a special representative for petroleum issues involving Iraq. According to ABNA24, Seyyed Abbas Beheshti will coordinate with the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) and the Central Bank of Iran to accelerate payments of arrears. It adds that Iraq owes Iran nearly $6 billion for imports of natural gas […]