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16 Firms Bid to Build $412m Grand Faw Breakwater

By John Lee. Sixteen companies have bid to build a 480 billion-dinar ($412 million) breakwater for Iraq's Grand Fao [Grand Faw] port. Omran Radhi, director general of the State Company for Iraq’s Ports, told Bloomberg that the list of bidders includes: Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Daewoo Engineering & Construction; Dredging International; China Communications Construction Company; […]

Iraq picks Petrofac for $95m SPM Contract

Reuters reports that Petrofac has won a $95 million contract to carry out maintenance work for Iraq's new offshore terminals and sub-sea pipelines at the Gulf. The contract involves maintenance work to ensure there are no leakages in the pipelines or any faults at the two new single point mooring (SPM) terminals that may delay […]

Technical Problems Halt Oil Exports from New Iraq Terminal

Technical glitches have halted exports from Iraq's new offshore oil export terminal for the past week after it loaded just a single tanker, two sources at the state-owned South Oil Company said on Tuesday, according to Reuters. The first of four single-point mooring (SPM) terminals, which are being built by Australia's Leighton Holdings, opened on […]

Iraq Starts Exporting Oil from New Floating Facility

Reuters, citing two sources at the state-owned South Oil Company, reports that Iraq began loading oil from a long-awaited new floating Single Point Mooring (SPM) platform in the Gulf on Thursday. "We started the loading at 2:45 pm (1145 GMT). The loading process is normal. The situation of pipes and the SPM is stable, and […]

Leighton may be Expelled from Iraq

Iraq has threatened to expel Leighton Holdings from the country’s lucrative oil and gas fields, following the company's announcement on Monday of an investigation into possible corruption. The deputy head of the Iraqi Oil Ministry’s petroleum contracts and licensing directorate, Sabah Al-Saidi, told The Australian Financial Review he was shocked by claims that Leighton Holdings […]

Leighton Alerts Police to Possible Bribery in Iraq

Leighton Holdings Limited (Leighton) has announced that it has reported to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) a possible breach of its Code of Ethics that, if substantiated, may contravene Australian laws. The possible breach related to payments that may have been made by Leighton’s subsidiary company, Leighton Offshore Pte. Limited, in connection with work to […]

Leighton Engineering Awarded $10m Iraq Contract

Leighton Offshore officially launched its new engineering business in Malaysia. DPS Leighton Engineering Sdn Bhd (LE), a fully owned PMC subsidiary of Leighton Offshore, provides engineering and PMC solutions for Leighton's international EPCIC and LOFS business. Leighton's detailed engineering and PMC arm has grown from the former oil and gas engineering consulting business of DPS […]