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Iraq "to Cancel Total's Halfaya Oil Contract"

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Baghdad is working to cancel Total's involvement in the Halfaya oilfield, following the company's announcement that it signed exploration deals in Kurdistan. Abdul-Mahdy al-Ameedi, the director of the oil ministry's contracts directorate, said on Wednesday: "We are working to cancel Total's stake in the Halfaya contract. We will disqualify […]

Oil Production at Starts at Halfaya

By John Lee. PetroChina and its partners Total and Petronas said on Wednesday that oil production has started at the Halfaya oil field in southern Iraq. Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul-Karim Elaibi [Luaibi] said the field will produce 100,000 barrels a day and reach 535,000 bpd in 2016. The consortium will be paid $1.40 for each […]

PetroChina Announces tender For 4 Drilling Units

PetroChina announces a new tender for provision of 4 driling services unit . Bidding Details: -ITB Package Request Fee: USD 100.00 -Place to obtain the ITB Package: PetroChina Base Camp . Kahla'a Missan Province Iraq. Qualifications and documents required for ITB Package request: -Filled ITB Package Request Form -Copy of Certificate of Incorporation -Copy of […]

China’s Iraq Investment

By By Mu Chunshan. Originally published in The Diplomat, and re-produced with permission by Iraq Business News. The visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to China didn’t just fail to grab much international media attention – there was also little coverage in the Chinese media, too. Most Chinese associate Iraq with Saddam Hussein and […]

CNPC Completes First Phase of Al-Ahdab Field

Reuters reports that the China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the first foreign oil company to sign an oil service contract in Iraq after former president Saddam Hussein was toppled, said on Monday said that it completed construction of the first phase of the Al-Ahdab oilfield. The parent of PetroChina Co Ltd said it started work […]

WorleyParsons Confirms $100m Contract at Rumaila

WorleyParsons has been awarded a contract by BP Iraq NV and its partners PetroChina and the State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) of the Republic of Iraq, to provide conceptual design, front end engineering design, minimum work obligations and integrated project management team services to boost production from the super-giant Rumaila Oil Field in Southern Iraq. […]

Rumaila Oilfield Beats Production Target

The Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO) has met a major milestone in the re-development of the super-giant field in Southern Iraq by increasing production by more than 10 per cent above the 1.066 million barrels a day (b/d) initial production rate agreed in December 2009. Meeting this production target, and the approval of the Rumaila rehabilitation […]

PetroChina Invites 7 Contractors to Bid for Halfaya

PetroChina has invited seven contractors to submit the bidding documents for engineering, procurement and construction work on the first phase of development at the Halfaya oilfield in Iraq in the first week of 2011, the Norway-based energy newspaper Upstream has reported. The report said the companies invited to participate in the tender include the UK-listed […]

BP Presentation on Rumaila Oilfield

Further to BP's Share Fair event for contractors interested in working at the giant Rumaila oilfield, the consortium partners have prepared a very informative presentation on the project. Please maximise your browser window and click on the following pages to view the company's plans for what will be the world's second largest producing oilfield:

PetroChina Seeks to Strengthen Relationship with Iraq

PetroChina , the world's second-most valuable oil and gas producer after Exxon Mobil Corp, said on Thursday that it wants to further strengthen relationships with Iraq as it looks for new sources of oil. It is also focusing on Venezuela and Kazakhstan. The company was also in discussions for cooperation agreements with BP in the […]