Tag Archives | Khashim Ahmer-Injana

Contracts Signed for Iraq's Fifth Round Energy Licences

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mr. Mohammed S. Al-Sudani attended the final signing ceremony of the contracts for the fifth licensing round for border zones and fields, held on Tuesday 21st February at the headquarters of the Ministry of Oil. The Prime Minister pointed out that implementing the fifth licensing round was delayed for five […]

Iraq's Fifth Round Oil Contracts to be Signed Next Week

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil, Hayan Abdul-Ghani, has announced that the final signing of contracts for the fifth round of energy licences will take place next week. These contracts relate to the development and production of six fields and exploratory blocks in border areas, which were granted to the following companies: Development blocks: […]

Iraqi Cabinet Approves 5th Round Energy Licences

By John Lee. Iraq's Council of Ministers has approved the recommendation of the Economic Energy Council to sign contracts for the fifth energy licensing round. According to a government statement, the fifth-round projects had been suspended for four years due to "a complaint about the correctness of the procedures." It adds that, "after this file […]

Crescent signs Initial Contracts to Develop 3 Blocks

By John Lee. UAE-based Crescent Petroleum has signed the initial contracts to develop the oil fields of Gilabat-Qumar (in Diyala), Khashim Ahmer-Injana (in Diyala), and Khudher Al-Mai [Khider al-Mai] (in Basra and Muthana). Mr. Abd Allah Al-Kadhi, the head of exploration and production in the company, said that production will start after three years. The […]

Iraq Awards New Oilfield Licences: FULL LIST

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministy of Oil has awarded all four development projects, and two of the seven exploration blocks, that it offered in its fifth auction of oil licences. Only nine of the 26 companies originally pre-qualified took part in the auction, with majors such as Lukoil (Russia), ExxonMobil (US) and Total (France) not bidding. Development […]