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300MW Power Station opened near Erbil

By John Lee. A new 300-megawatt steam power plant has been recently opened in Khabat, on the outskirts of Erbil. The plant, built in partnership with South Korean companies POSCO and the Korean National Oil Company (KNOC), adds 10 percent to the region's electricity capacity. Speaking at the opening ceremony, KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani […]

Kurdish Refinery to Start Selling Petrol

The first of three new refineries in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan is expected to start selling petrol for the first time next week. The 98-octane gasoline will be sold to petrol stations in the semi-autonomous region, Ali Hussein Ballo, a consultant at the natural resources ministry said in a telephone interview with Bloomberg. The Khabat refinery, […]