Tag Archives | oil revenues

$115m BP payment to Iraq in 2019

By John Lee. Oil giant BP has just published details of its transactions with the Government of Iraq in 2018 in respect of the Rumaila oilfield, as part of its Report on Payments to Governments 2018. Click on image below to see in more detail: (Source: BP)

Iraq Loses $11bn in 4 Months as Oil Prices Plunge

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. Iraq has incurred around $11 billion in losses in four months due to the global drop in oil prices, the State Organisation for Marketing of Oil […]

KRG nets $4.5bn Oil Revenues for 2019

The KRG's Regional Council of Oil and Gas Affairs has published a report containing verified statistics covering the Kurdistan Region's oil exports, consumption and revenues for 2019. The report, available in Kurdish, English and Arabic, provides a quarterly analysis of oil export information and average prices, together with a consolidated annual overview. The data verification […]

Baghdad "Halts Payments to KRG"

By John Lee. Baghdad is said to have stopped payments to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Writing for Argus Media, Rowena Edwards says central government will also seek to recover payments made since the start of the year, in the absence of KRG transfers of crude oil, which were part of the as-yet-unsigned 2020 budget. […]

Oil Ministry Finalises Export Figures for December

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for December of 106,265,346 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.428 million barrels per day (bpd), down from the 3.500 million bpd exported in November. These exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to 103,090,550 barrels, while exports […]

Oil Exports Slightly Down in December

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for December of 106,265,307 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.428 million barrels per day (bpd), down from the 3.500 million bpd exported in November. These exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to 103,090,550 barrels, while exports […]

What is the fate of Baghdad-Erbil’s Oil-for-Budget Agreement?

By Dana Taib Menmy for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. What is the fate of Baghdad-Erbil’s oil-for-budget agreement amid ongoing protests? The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has vast proven oil and gas resources; however, mismanagement, corruption and ruling parties’ monopoly on power have brought […]

KRG Delays Payments to Oil Firms

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has delayed payments to oil producers by several weeks. In statements to the markets on on Thursday, Genel Energy, Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) and Shamaran Petroleum said that payments relating to invoices for oil production in August and September, which were due to be paid in November […]

Oil Exports Slightly Up in November

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for November of 105,014,772 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.500 million barrels per day (bpd), up from the 3.447 million bpd exported in October. These exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to 102,005,095 barrels, while exports […]

Iraq, China launch 'Oil for Reconstruction' agreement

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. When Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi led a delegation to China in September, Baghdad and Beijing activated an "oil for reconstruction" and investment program. Under the arrangement, Chinese firms work in Iraq in […]

Oil, Budgets, Kirkuk still nag Baghdad-Erbil Relations

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.   Oil, budgets, Kirkuk still nag Baghdad-Erbil relations Meetings last month between representatives of Iraq's federal government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Erbil failed to produce […]

Genel Energy declares maiden Interim Dividend

Genel Energy has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2019. Bill Higgs (pictured), Chief Executive of Genel, said: "These results demonstrate the continued success of our strategy -highly cash generative productionunderpins capital investment in growth opportunities that deliver rapid returns and enables a compelling cash return to shareholders through our […]