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Production Resumes at Nassiriyah Oil Field

By John Lee. Iraq has resumed production at the Nassiriyah oil field on Monday, a day after protesters forced it to halt operations. Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad said that the roads had previously become impassable for workers to get to the field, but employees returned to work after authorities cleared away protesters. (Source: Ministry of […]

Video: Escalation of Violence in Nasiriya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya has seen some of the worst violence against anti-government demonstrators. As many as 96 people have been killed in the city since the beginning of October, 40 […]

Baker Hughes wins Iraq Flare Gas Contract

Baker Hughes, a GE company has been awarded a contract by the South Gas Company of Iraq (SGC) for fast-track solutions to help the recovery of flare gas for Nassiriya and Al Gharraf  [Garraf] oilfields. The importance of the project was highlighted by the attendance of several high-level officials, including HE Jabbar Al-Luaib, the Minister […]

Two Iraqi Airports to be Developed

By John Lee. Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) has included two airport projects in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: Rehabilitation and development of Mosul International Airport. Estimated cost before 2014: 120 billion Iraqi […]

BGR Abandons $246m Iraq Project

By John Lee. India's BGR Energy Systems has said it has decided to cancel a carryover contract value of $246 million relating to its contract to build a power plant in Nasiriya. The company won the contract for the 500-megawatt (MW) gas turbine plant in 2013. Iraq's Ministry of Electricity provided a letter of credit […]

Nassiriya Oil Project Auction Postponed

By John Lee. Iraq's oil ministry has again delayed an international tender for the development of its Nasiriya oil field and the construction of a new refinery, according to a report from Reuters. The auction for the Nassiriya Integrated Project will now take place on 19th June, have been originally scheduled for December, and then 23rd […]

Assessment of the Nasiriya Integrated Project Contract

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil (MoO) prepared a complex contract commensurate with the structure and complexity of Nasiriya Integrated Project (NIP), to be offered in a bid round scheduled for December 2013. […]

Investment Opportunity in Nassiriya

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Construction and Housing has announced an investment opportunity in the governorate of Nasiriyah to build a residential complex for Ministry staff and state employees. The project is located on a 250,000 m2 site on the island of Kushmarah, on the highway in the northern part of Nasiriyah city, adjacent […]

Iraq Shortlists 7 for Nasiriya Integrated Project

By John Lee. Iraq's Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate (PCLD) has announced that seven international oil companies (IOCs) have been selected to bid for the development of its Nasiriya oilfield and refinery: Zarubezhneft, from Russia (Up and Downstream); CNPC, from China (Downstream); Brown Energy, from US (Downstream); Reliance Industries, from India (Up & Downstream); Lukoil, […]

Nassiriya Needs Entertainment Centres

By John Lee. Nassiriya suffers from a lack of facilities for family entertainment, which force most families to go to other provinces, mainly during eids and other holidays. Analysts and activists accuse the government of disregarding violation of "green zones" in Iraq. The Iraqi Housing Director, Bassam al-Jaberi, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency: "Nine years […]

Nassiriyah Oilfield and Refinery to be Offered as Single Contract

By John Lee. Iraq's Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate, part of the Ministry of Oil, is preparing for a licensing round to develop the Al-Nasiriya oil field, and to build a refinery in the area. These will be considered as a single complete project, and qualified companies will soon be invited to tender. (Source: Ministry of […]