Tag Archives | Petrofac

IBBC Boosts Oil and Gas Capability

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced that John M. Scott (pictured) will join as an oil and gas advisor to the industry sector membership. John has over 40 year’s international experience in upstream project management and construction throughout Africa, Latin America, UK, USA and Middle East. As an engineer, John initially worked for Taylor […]

Petrofac wins $100m New Iraq Contracts

Petrofac has secured a contract extension and a new award with a combined value of more than US$100 million for construction management, engineering, commissioning and start-up services for two International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Iraq. The company said today's announcement builds upon US$70 million of new awards in Iraq announced in April, giving the Group […]

Petrofac wins new $70m Iraq Contract

Petrofac has secured a series of contract awards worth more than US$70 million for engineering, operations and maintenance services in Iraq. Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services’ (EPS) East business secured the awards during the first quarter of 2017 with two major International Oil Companies and the South Oil Company (SOC). Petrofac has been providing services […]

UK opens Criminal Investigation into Unaoil

By John Lee. The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced that it is conducting a criminal investigation into Unaoil, the Monaco-based company that has been implicated in an international corruption scandal. A statement from the SFO called for information relating to the allegations: "The SFO is conducting a criminal investigation into the activities of […]

Petrofac Completes Work at Badra

By John Lee. In its trading update on Tuesday morning, Petrofac has confirmed that it has reached "mechanical completion" of the third and final train on the Badra project. The scope of work included detailed design, engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up work on the Badra development’s central processing facility. (Source: Petrofac)

Audio: BBC Investigation into Iraq Oil Corruption

BBC's File on 4 has produced a 38-minute programme on the recent allegations of corruption in the Iraqi oil industry, following the leaking of emails from Unaoil. The Monaco-based company denies that it helped companies win contracts by corrupting politicians and government officials.  Jane Deith has been given access to the leaked papers and reveals […]

New Allegations of Massive Corruption in Iraq Oil Industy

By John Lee. An investigation by Fairfax Media -- publisher of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald newspapers -- and The Huffington Post, claims that Monaco-based Unaoil has been involved in widespread bribery and corruption in the oil industry, including in Iraq, Iran and Libya. Following examination of tens of thousands of emails, the report says that Unaoil […]

Petrofac will soon complete Badra Project

By John Lee. Petrofac announced its final results for the year ended 31 December 2015 on Wednesday. As part of its update, it said  it has completed "the second of three trains on the Badra project in Iraq and the third train is expected to be completed shortly". (Source: Petrofac)

Petrofac Wins Training Contract at Majnoon

Petrofac has been awarded a multi-million dollar technical training contract with Shell Iraq, achieving their fourth win with a major operator in the country. Effective October 2015, Petrofac Training Services (PTS) has joined Shell in the management and operation of Shell’s Majnoon training centre in the Majnoon oil field development in Southern Iraq for two […]

Petrofac Wins New Iraq Business

By John Lee. Petrofac has secured a second contract extension from South Oil Company (SOC) for support on its Iraq Crude Oil Expansion Project. The 12-month extension, worth around US$106 million, comes into effect in December and brings the total value of the contract to more than US$300 million since it was first awarded in […]

Petrofac Unaffected by Iraq Problems

By John Lee. Oil and gas service provided Petrofac has said that the security problems in Iraq have had "no significant impact" on its operations. In its Interim Management Statement, the company said: "Our operations in Iraq are south and east of Baghdad and represent less than 5% of the Group's expected revenues for 2014. […]