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Jordan/Iraq Border Gas Exploration to Start Soon

Bloomberg reports that BP will start drilling exploratory wells at the Risha natural gas deposit in Jordan, near the border with Iraq, in the coming weeks. Jordanian Energy Ministry spokesman Fayez Abu Gaoud told the agency, “if it is proven that the volume of gas in the field is feasible for commercial purposes, the development […]

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Jordan to Drill at Iraq Border by end-2011

Jordan's official news agency, Petra, reports that drilling will start at the Risha natural-gas deposit straddling the country’s border with Iraq by the end of the year. Citing Energy Minister Khalid Touqan, the agency says work will start at the first of two wells to be initially drilled at a depth of between 3 kilometers […]

Iraq and Jordan Agree to New Oil Pipeline

Iraqi State Minister, Ali al-Dabbagh, said Iraq agreed to build pipelines across its shared border with Jordan to increase supplies of oil to its western neighbour, according to a report from Bloomberg. The countries also agreed to discuss development of the Risha natural-gas field along their common border, the minister told a news conference in […]