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Qayyarah Oilfields Still Burning

By Simon Kent. Qayyarah's oilfields are still on fire weeks after the self declared Islamic State set them on fire as part of a scorched earth strategy during their retreat. The terrorists also poured oil from Qayyarah into the Tigris and set it alight in an attempt to burn a makeshift Iraqi Army bridge. Before […]

Iraq Still Seeking CSSF Contractor

By Simon Kent. Iraq's Common Seawater Supply Facility, the project originally intended to supply 12 million barrels a day of treated sea water for injection to maintain pressure at oil wells, may be delayed until 2020. Originally scheduled for 2013 after planning began in 2009, the project stalled when Exxon (who had the original contract […]

Another New Service from Iraq Business News

At Iraq Business News, we are committed to providing our readers with the very best business information on Iraq. To that end, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new Reference pages, which will support our news service by giving all the background information that our readers need about the country. We are […]