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Iraq was Largest Beneficiary of China's Belt & Road in 2021

By John Lee. Iraq was the largest beneficiary from China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2021, according to a study by the Green Finance & Development Center, at Shanghai's Fudan University. It says the country with the highest construction volume was Iraq, with about $10.5 billion, followed by Serbia (about $6.8 billion) and Indonesia […]

China "Tightens its Grip on Iraq" with 3 Major Oil Deals

Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says that China has continued to press home the geopolitical advantage given to it in Iraq following the official end of the U.S.'s 'combat mission' in the country with the conclusion of three huge deals, all focused on the oil sector. Click here to read the full article.

Deal Signed to Develop Iraq's Mansuriya Gas Field

By John Lee. The Chinese company Sinopec (China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation) has signed a deal to develop the Mansuriyah gas field in Diyala. The field, near the Iranian border, is expected to produce 300 million standard cubic feet (Mmscf) per day of gas, which will be used for electricity generation and "various industrial projects". […]

Chinese Company to Develop Iraq's Mansuriyah Gas Field

By John Lee. The Chinese company Sinopec (China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation) has won a contract to develop the Mansuriyah gas field in Diyala. The field, near the Iranian border, is expected to produce 300 million standard cubic feet (Mmscf) per day of gas, which will be used for electricity generation. In 2010, an agreement […]

Iraq invites Int'l bidders to Mansuriya Gas Field

By Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq invites international bidders to Mansuriya gas field Iraq has invited international bidders to develop its Mansuriya gas field near the Iranian border, Iraqi Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told […]

Russia Considers Major Investment in Iraqi Gas Field

From Middle East Monitor, under a Creative Commons licence. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Maxim Maksimov [Maximov] (pictured), said that Russia is seeking to invest heavily in Al-Mansouriya gas field, in the Diyala governorate. Maksimov […]

Kuwait Energy's Plans in Iraq

By John Lee. In an interview with Reuters, the chief executive of Kuwait Energy says the company is committed to pumping gas and finding oil in southern Iraq, and will not risk aggravating Baghdad by pursuing deals in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sara Akbar (pictured) said strong ties with Baghdad are core to its strategic investment in southern […]

KBR Awarded FEED, QCSS Contracts at Mansuriya

By John Lee. KBR has announced that it has been awarded the Mansuriya Full Field Development contract to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) studies and Quality Control Support Services (QCSS) for the Turkish Petroleum Overseas Company (TPOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), in Diyala Province. The Mansuriya project is […]

Alstom Signs €400m Power Contract in Iraq

Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, and the Iraqi Vice Minister of Electricity, His Excellency Salam Kazzaz, signed on 11 December, in the presence of His Excellency Karim Aftan El Jumaily, Minister of Electricity, a contract worth approximately €400 million to build the 728 MW Al Mansuriya gas-fired power plant in the […]

Iraq Approves $540m Electricity Deal with Alstom

AFP reports that the Iraqi cabinet has approved a $540 million contract for French firm Alstom to build a 182.4 megawatt gas power plant in central Iraq. Ggovernment spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement that the plant, which should be up and running 18 months after the signature of the contract, is to be […]