Tag Archives | pipelines

Basra-Aqaba Pipeline may be extended into Egypt

By John Lee. Iraqi and Egyptian officials have discussed the possibility of extending the Basra-Aqaba pipeline to Egypt. The matter was discussed at a meeting on Wednesday between Iraq's Oil Minister Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq. A press release after the meeting said that extending the pipeline into Egypt would be "an […]

Russian Oil Firm to Finance Nassiriyah Development

By John Lee. The Dhi Qar Oil Company (DQOC) has reportedly said that Litasco, the international marketing and trading company of Russia's LUKOIL, will finance the doubling of capacity at the Nassiriyah oil field from 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) t0 200,000 bpd. The project includes a 42-kilometer pipeline, and will be a joint venture […]

Recon Wins Contract at Garraf Oilfield

China's Recon Technology has announced that it has signed a $2.8-million engineering and construction service subcontract with Grand Energy Development Limited on a heavy oil transportation system project (the "Project") at the Garraf oilfield in Iraq for the services that Recon has provided. Pursuant to the subcontract, Recon shall carry out all the engineering design […]

New Pipeline to Transport Iraqi Oil to Turkey

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.  New pipeline in works to transport Iraqi oil to Turkey Ankara and Baghdad are working toward building a new oil pipeline with the capacity to transport one million barrels per day from Iraq's […]

Video: New Iraqi Oil Pipeline via Jordan

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is planning to build a new oil pipeline to Jordan which it is banking on to revive revenue sources, after years of war and instability. In addition to expanding refineries and oil […]

Iraq plans New Oil Export Pipelines

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.  Iraq plans to launch pipelines to export oil through Jordan, Syria As Iraq exports most of its crude oil production, the Iraqi government is trying to diversify its oil […]

Cabinet Approves Iraq-Jordan Pipeline, Offshore Oil Exporting Facilities

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its regular meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister, Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, at which it discussed a series of recommendations by the Ministerial Committee for Energy regarding a number of strategic projects aimed at increasing Iraq’s oil production and exporting capacities. The Cabinet approved […]

Lebanon calls for Restoration of Iraq Oil Pipeline

By John Lee. The Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament has reportedly called for the restoration of an oil pipeline between Iraq and Lebanon, which ceased operation during the Iran-Iraq war more than 30 years ago. On the last of a four-day visit to Iraq, during which he met with Iraqi President Barham Salih, Nabih Berri […]

Iraq to Export 1m bpd Oil through Jordan

Iraq announced on Thursday the completion of the “technical preparations” to extend a pipeline to export one million barrels of oil per day through Jordan, Petra has reported. “The export capacity of the Basra-Aqaba pipeline, which runs through Jordan, is expected to reach one million barrels per day (bpd),” Iraqi oil minister, Thamir Al-Ghadhban, said […]