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Iraqi Oil Ministry Prepares 4th Licensing Round

The spokesman of the Iraqi Oil Ministry said on Sunday that the ministry is working to complete the preparations for the fourth oil licensing round. Assem Jihad told AKnews that the fourth round of licences will include the provinces of Najaf, Karbala, Samawa, Diwaniya and Anbar, which were not included in the previous rounds. "The […]

Another Iraqi Oil and Gas Licensing Round Late 2011

Iraq aims to have another round of oil and gas licensing auctions during the fourth quarter of 2011, an Iraqi oil official said from Baghdad. Iraq has had three rounds of oil and gas auctions since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. Increasing production at some of the fields, however, could mean overcoming some major technological […]

45 Companies Qualified for 3rd Round of Licences

Forty-five companies are qualified to compete for the third round of oil licenses, Iraq's oil minister said on Wednesday. "The coming round will be bigger than the previous ones due to the improvement of the security and political situation in Iraq,' Abdulkarim al-Luhaiebi [Luaibi, Elaibi] told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. "There is a new project […]

Fourth Bidding Round for 12 Iraqi Gas Fields

Iraq is considering holding a fourth bidding round for international energy firms interested in gas exploration contracts, government officials said on Sunday. Iraq will initially offer 12 exploration blocs, Oil Minister Abdul Kareem Luaibi [Elaibi] told reporters. According to both Reuters and Associated Press, the minister did not give further details, but Abdul-Mahdy al-Ameedi, head […]

Baghdad Puts Gas Trio on Table

Iraq plans to offer three gas fields with combined in-place resources of 25 trillion cubic feet of gas to international bidders “in the coming months”, according to Iraqi Oil Minister Hussain Shahristani.