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JX Holdings to Develop Giant Nassiriya Oilfield?

There is a chance Iraq may hold one-on-one talks with a Japanese consortium led by JX Holdings to develop the giant Nassiriya oilfield, Iraq’s Deputy Oil Minister Ahmed al-Shamma said today, adding that a decision would depend on the policy of the new government in Baghdad. The comments came after the country's Deputy Prime Minister […]

Iraq to Seek Bids for Nassiriya Oilfield Development

Iraq plans to invite international oil companies to develop the giant Nassiriya oilfield in a bidding round later this year, a senior Iraqi government official said on Monday. Pre-qualified Japanese companies will be invited to develop the field, along with other interested global oil firms, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani told reporters, […]

Iraq Plans to Spend $9bn on 4 Refineries

Iraq plans to build four new refineries with an announcement expected in 2011, the country's deputy Oil Minister Motassam Akram Hassan said on Sunday, adding that the bidding round could be conducted for all four refineries at once. Reuters reports that total expenditure on the four plants is expected to be at least $9 billion. […]

France Opens New Consulate in Southern Iraq

The French Ambassador in Iraq, Boris Bouillon, announced the opening of a new consulate in the southern city of Nassiriya which is hoped to encourage French investment in Iraq. France has appointed Adel el-Kenzawy, a businessman of French-Iraqi nationality, as its consul in al-Naseriyah, Boillon told the German Press Agency. The new consulate is a […]

Oil Pipeline Re-Opened from Nasiriya to Kut

The oil pipeline from the south oil reservoirs in Nasiriya to the reservoir at Kut has been re-opened, according to a report from the National Iraqi News Agency. Head of Wassit Provincial Council, Mahmoud Abdul-Ridha Talal, told (NINA): "The re-operation of the oil pipeline carrying oil between the two provinces will solve the serious and […]

New Quarterly Production Targets for Basra's Oilfields

Iraq's South Oil Company, working with the IOCs, has set quarterly production targets for the country's southern oilfields for 2011, according to documents obtained by Reuters. Production is targeted reach an average of nearly 2.3m bpd by Q4 2011. Oilfields Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Rumaila 1,175,000 1,201,000 1,226,000 1,250,000 West Qurna 1 260,000 270,000 285,000 […]

Oil Pipelines Extended to Nassiriya

(Source: Aswat Al Iraq) Al-Ahdab Oil Company started on Tuesday extending pipelines toward al-Nassiriya and al-Zabiediya plant in north of Kut, a media official said. “The company started on Tuesday (June 22) extending pipelines toward the pumping plant in Nassiriya and the power production plant in al-Zabiediya in north of Kut,” Majed al-Attabi told Aswat […]

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