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Lukoil Completes Seismic Survey at Block 10

LUKOIL has finished its 2D seismic survey at Block 10 in southern Iraq. The seismic survey began in April 2014 and covered 2,000 linear kilometers. It was completed according to the highest standards six months ahead of schedule. The acquired seismic data will be processed and interpreted to identify promising sites for exploration drilling. The […]

LUKOIL begins Seismic Survey at Block 10

LUKOIL has started a 2D seismic survey at Block 10 in the south of Iraq. 2000 linear kilometers of seismic surveys will be completed by the BGP Inc. geophysical company within 16 months. The Mandatory Geologic Exploration Program at Block 10 is scheduled to take five years with a potential 2-year extension and includes drilling […]

Iraq Signs Oil Exploration Deal with Lukoil, Inpex

Iraq has signed a deal with Russia's LUKoil, and Inpex Corp of Japan, to explore the 5,500-square-kilometer (2,100 square mile) Block 10 in Muthanna and Dhi Qar province. Under the contract, the two firms must invest at least $100 million and will be paid $5.99 for each barrel of oil equivalent it finds. "This contract represents […]

Iraq Approves LUKoil Development

Reuters reports that the Iraqi government has approved the exploration, development and production contract for Block 10 in the south of the country. Russia's LUKoil, which already has an interest in the giant West Qurna-2 oilfield, won the deal for the 5,500-square-kilometer Block 10 in Muthanna and Dhi Qar provinces in Iraq's 4th round energy […]

Cabinet Approves 3 Energy Deals, Delays 1

By John Lee. Iraq's cabinet has approved three oil and gas contracts awarded to foreign firms in the 4th round energy auction in May. Government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh (pictured) said cabinet approved an initial gas exploration contract with Pakistan Petroleum for gas Block 8, another deal led by Russia's Lukoil along with Inpex of Japan […]

Iraq Signs Energy Exploration Contracts

By John Lee. Iraq signed the gas exploration contract with Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. (PPL) on Sunday for gas Block 8, which lies in the Diyala and Wassit provinces in the East of the country. Meanwhile on Monday, a consortium led by Kuwait Energy signed the contract for oil Block 9, having bid fee of $6.24 […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

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4th Round Energy Auction: Only 2 more Fields Awarded

Iraq’s government signed deals for only three of the 12 oil and gas exploration blocks offered in its fourth energy auction, which ended on Thursday, reflecting reluctance of foreign bidders to risk money in unexplored areas. Russia's LUKoil, along with partner Inpex Corp of Japan, won the deal for the 5,500-square-kilometer Block 10 in Muthanna […]

JX Holdings to Develop Giant Nassiriya Oilfield?

There is a chance Iraq may hold one-on-one talks with a Japanese consortium led by JX Holdings to develop the giant Nassiriya oilfield, Iraq’s Deputy Oil Minister Ahmed al-Shamma said today, adding that a decision would depend on the policy of the new government in Baghdad. The comments came after the country's Deputy Prime Minister […]