22 June 2010 (Source: PressReleaseNetwork.com) For the first time in more than three decades, two oil and gas exploration license bidding rounds took place in Iraq in 2009. The first round saw a consortium consisting of the UK's BP and China's CNPC spearheading IOC activities as they won the first 20 year service contract to […]
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Iraq expects crude output from its southern oilfields, Rumaila, Majnoon and West Qurna Phase One, to reach about 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd) by the end of this year, the head of South Oil Company (SOC) said yesterday.
"The delegation of the British company announced that the production of oil from Rumaileh field will increase by about 10% at the end of the year, while the rate will increase to about 50% at the beginning of next year
28 April 2010 - Bloomberg BP Plc will be paid in crude for its investment costs in an Iraqi contract that offers about the same rate of return as other projects worldwide, Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward said. BP and China National Petroleum Corp. are spending about $15 billion in Rumaila, Iraq’s largest oil deposit, pledging […]
A consortium led by China National Petroleum Corp. and U.K. oil major BP PLC plans to increase crude oil production from the field by 10% by the end of this year.
Chinese firm Daqing and a joint venture between Schlumberger and the state-owned Iraq Drilling Co are each being awarded contracts to drill 21 new wells, while Weatherford International was awarded seven new wells.
BP and partner CNPC have awarded $500 million drilling contracts to raise production from the Rumaila oil field.