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Gazprom Begins Production at Badra

By Patrick M Schmidt. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has announced that Gazprom Neft, a division of the Russian state-owned Gazprom, had begun production at Badra oilfield in the eastern province of Wasit. "Oil flow from Badra has started on Monday to fill the oilfield storages in preparing to feed the export," said Ministry of […]

Gazprom Neft "has No Problems in Iraq"

By John Lee. Gazprom Neft has said it has no problems in Iraq and does not feel that its work in the country is under threat. Deputy CEO Vadim Yakovlev (pictured) told reporters on Tuesday: “Of course we are worried because we operate there and our people are still working ... [but] we do not […]

Gazprom Neft Begins Production at Badra

On 31 May, Gazprom Neft began production at the Badra oilfield in Iraq. The central gathering station (CGS) is currently undergoing complex testing of its crude oil processing system. Testing will be completed in three months once enough oil has been accumulated for commercial production to begin. The Badra field will then be ready to […]

Iran Announce Work at Azar-Badra Field

By John Lee. Iran have announced that drilling will begin next year at the Azar oil field, which is known as Badra on the Iraqi side of the border. On the Iraqi side, Badra is operated by Gazprom Neft. Saying that initial activity should yield some 30,000 bpd with a later target of 65,000 bpd, […]

Gazprom Connects Badra to Main Pipeline

Gazprom Neft has completed laying, testing and connecting a 165 km oil pipeline from the Badra field, which the Company operates in Iraq, to the Gharraf oilfield (Nasiriyah district, Iraq). With infrastructure already in place at Gharraf, completion of the pipeline from Badra means that the field is now connected to the main Iraqi pipeline […]

Gazprom Raises Cost Estimate For Iraq Field

Russia's Gazprom Neft has increased its estimated costs for the Badra oil field to about US $3 billion, reports Bloomberg, citing a bond prospectus recently issued by its parent company. The company had previously forecast costs at about $2 billion. The field is being developed by Gazprom as lead partner (30% stake), along with Korea’s […]

Bristol VMD Delivers Emergency Vehicles to Iraq

Abu Dhabi's Bristol Vehicle Manufacturing Division (Bristol VMD) has announced it has rolled out seven new fire-fighting and emergency response vehicles as part of a multimillion-dollar contract with Russia's Gazprom Neft. ConstructionWeekOnline reports that the new fleet of vehicles -- five oilfield fire-fighting vehicles, one rescuer and pollution-control vehicle, and a water and foam support trailer […]

Gazprom Neft Produces First Oil at Badra

By John Lee. Gazprom Neft, operator of the Badra oilfield, has reported the successful completion of well-testing at its BD4 appraisal well at the end of December, 2013. Potential production capacity was tested through the sequential testing of six drilled strata, followed by final testing of all pay horizons concurrently. A daily natural flow rate […]