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First Shipment of Iraqi Liquified Flare Gas

By John Lee. Iraq exported its first shipment of liquified flare gas through Umm Qasr port on Saturday. Describing it as an "historical accomplishment and an economic event", Dr. Hamid Y. Salih, the Deputy Minister for the gas industry, said the exported quantity was 2,000 tons, with production now running at 5,000 tons/day. Mr. Simon Diamond, […]

KRG, Iran make Progress on Oil Pipeline Deal

By John Lee. Iran and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have reportedly agreed the technical details of a plan to build a pipeline that could transfer as much as 250,000 bpd of Kurdish oil to Iran. Taha Zangana (pictured), the KRG's deputy minister of natural resources, told Al Jazeera: "We [the KRG and Iran] have an […]

Gas Condensate Exports - a New Beginning for Hydrocarbon Industry?

By Rami Khrais for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Do gas condensate exports represent new beginning for Iraq's hydrocarbon industry? Iraq exported its first shipment of gas condensate on March 20, from the port at Khor al-Zubair to Fujairah in […]

Oil Ministry Clarifies Gas Export Policy

The Ministry of Oil has confirmed that the gas recently exported from Iraq was what it described as "condensed liquids (C5) or 'natural gasoline,'" a by-product from the associated gas investment extracts used for the industrial purposes, and “not the dry gas which is used for the power generation”. Hamid Y. Salih, the deputy minister […]

Iraq Exports First Shipment of Natural Gas

By John Lee. Iraq exported its first shipment of natural gas on Sunday. Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said a cargo of about 10,000 standard cubic feet of gas, in the form of condensates, left the port of Umm Qasr. He declined to name the buyer, but Oil and Gas Year cites sources as saying […]

Can Exporting Natural Gas Save Iraqi Kurdistan?

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A Pipeline In The Pipeline: Can Exporting Natural Gas Save Iraqi Kurdistan? Beginning 2016 Iraqi Kurdistan will begin to build a new natural gas pipeline to Turkey. But analysts say […]

KRG to Begin Natural Gas Exports to Turkey

By John Lee. The Chairman of Genel Energy has said that the KRG will begin exporting natural gas to Turkey within two or three years. Tony Hayward (pictured) told the Atlantic Council conference in Istanbul that 20 billion cubic metres will hit the Turkish market by 2020, with KRG Natural Resources Minister Ashti Hawrami saying […]

Kuwait may Import Gas from Iraq

By John Lee. The Chief Executive of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has said that his company has conducted negotiations with both Iran and Iraq to import gas. Nizar Al-Adsani (pictured) said in a statement: "Kuwait is in need of gas for power plants ... [but] up until now we have not agreed on the […]

Iran could Supply Gas to Kuwait via Iraq

By John Lee. The managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has said it is possible for Iran to export natural gas to Kuwait through Iraq. Hamid Reza Araqi was quoted as saying that the pipeline which is being built to export gas to Iraq could be used for this purpose also. Iran […]

Turkey, Iraq Agree on Gas Pipeline

By John Lee. Iraq and Turkey have agreed on a new natural gas pipeline project. The announcement was made during the visit of Turkey's Energy Minister, Taner Yıldız, to Iraq on Sunday to attend 17th meeting of the Turkey-Iraq Joint Economic Commission. Technical analysis on a new natural gas pipeline will start soon. According to […]