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Iraq Expands Oil Refining Capacity

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq expands refining capacity to reduce oil product imports Many of the refineries in Iraq are outdated and operate below capacity. Click here to read the full article.

AirSada wins Medevac Contract with Hyundai in Basra

By John Lee. The Turkish-based private jet charter company AirSada has won a second contract to supply medical evacuation (medevac) services, this time to South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Construction in Iraq. The contract with AirSada, which runs to September 2025, includes air ambulance and medical treatment services. It was signed by Mr Tolga Urcu, […]

Refinery Targeted in Rocket Attack

By John Lee. A rocket attack that targeted an oil refinery in the Khabat area of Erbil on Sunday has been widely condemned. Six rockets were fired at the Kawergosk refinery, which is owned by KAR Group, reportedly damaging a storage tank. The Iraqi Security Media Cell said it located a launch base near the […]

AirSada wins Medevac Contract with JGC in Iraq

By John Lee. The Turkish-based private jet charter company AirSada has won a contract to supply medical evacuation (medevac) services to Japan's JGC Corporation in Iraq. JGC is the main contractor for the major upgrading project at South Refineries Company's (SRC) Basra refinery. The contract with AirSada, which runs to September 2025, includes air ambulance […]

BHEL to supply Compressor to Baiji Refinery

By John Lee. New Delhi-based Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an order to supply a news compressor to Baiji Refinery in Iraq. The order, placed by the North Refineries Company (NRC), envisages design, engineering, manufacturing and supply of electric motor driven Recycle Gas Centrifugal compressor and will be executed by BHEL's International Operations […]

Honeywell to Develop Iraq's Haditha Refinery

By John Lee. At its regular meeting this week the Iraqi Cabinet approved the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Energy to proceed with the development project at Haditha refinery. The American company Honeywell UOP is to carry out the work on behalf of the North Refineries Company (NRC). Haditha refinery is situated in Anbar […]

Honeywell to Modernize Iraqi Refinery

By John Lee. Honeywell has announced that the Lanaz refinery (pictured) in Erbil will use its technology to upgrade its operations so it can produce more cleaner-burning transportation fuels. It says the project marks the first use of its UOP modular technology in Iraq, and will help Lanaz comply with increasingly strict specifications for fuel […]

Agreement Signed for Al-Faw Refinery Project

By John Lee. The preliminary principles agreement for the Al-Faw investment refinery project has been signed in Baghdad. The refinery will have a capacity of 300,000 barrels per day, while the petrochemical complex will be able to produce 3 million tons [per annum?]. The Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, said that this project will […]

New Oil Refinery announced for Qayara

By John Lee. Iraq's North Oil Company (NOC) has signed a Heads of Agreement (Memorandum of Understanding) with two energy companies to build a 70,000-barrels-per-day oil refinery in Qayara (Qayyarah). The facility, Nineveh province, is to be built by Sweden's SEAB and Turkey's Limak. No information was given regarding the size of the investment or […]

Ministerial Energy Council urges Progress on Refineries

By John Lee. At the most recent meeting of Iraq's Ministerial Energy Council, headed by Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, the Council decided that the South Refineries Company (SRC) should "take the necessary steps" to develop the Shuaiba refinery in Basra Governorate. It also urged the acceleration of work on the 140,000-bpd Karbala oil refinery, […]