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Iraq to Build 5 New Refineries

By John Lee. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has reportedly announced that it will select a number of international investment companies to build five new refineries around the country: Kirkuk with a capacity of 70,000 barrels per day (bpd); Wasit capacity of 140,000 bpd; Nasiriyah capacity of 140,000 bpd; Basra card 140,000 bpd; and al-Faw […]

Cabinet to Improve Services in Basra; Approves Kirkuk Refinery License

The Cabinet held its weekly regular meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. At the meeting, it was decided to: direct the Ministry of Water Resources to deliver water for Basra province to a rate of 75 m3 / s and remove unauthorised structures on the rivers; direct the […]

Iraq signs Deal for Kirkuk Refinery

By John Lee. Iraq’s Oil Ministry has announced that it has signed an agreement to build a 70,000-bpd oil refinery near Kirkuk. The statement said the refinery would be built by “Rania international company“, which Reuters refers to as Ranya International, which it says is based in Iraqi Kurdistan. The plant will produce high octane […]

Capacity Increased at Kirkuk Oil Refinery

By John Lee. The Iraqi Oil Ministry has said that the North Refinery Company (NRC) has successfully added 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) capacity at Kirkuk oil refinery. The new unit brings total capacity to 40,000 bpd, with another 10,000 bpd planned to be added by the end of the year. It will produce oil […]