Tag Archives | Iraq oil & gas

Iraq a Possible Turkey-Azerbaijan Gas Pipeline Construction Partner

Iraq may participate in the planned new gas pipeline between Azerbaijan and Turkey, according to TrendAz. An adviser to the Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Ministry told the Kurdistan Oil & Gas Conference, "Iraq's participation in this project as a gas producing country is important for us". He said the world has a growing demand […]

A Perfect Storm for Iraqi Stocks

By Mark A. DeWeaver, of Quantrarian Asia Hedge Two good rules for emerging stock market investors have always been: (1) buy crises and (2) buy export booms.  The first would have worked well in Sri Lanka in the weeks following the Tamil Tiger suicide attack on the country’s main airport in July, 2001.  Had you […]

Foreign Investment Continues, as Lukoil Announces Plans

Foreign direct investment continues in Iraq as the pace picks up on the rehabilitation of the country’s infrastructure and economic base.  Russian-based LuKoil is to drill its first exploration well at Iraq West Qurna 2.  Mr. Vagit Alekperov CEO of LUKoil said that Russia’s largest privately held oil company, LUKoil, "[will] start drilling the first […]