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BP President of Iraq on Progress of Rumaila Development

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 […]

Oil Output to Surge in Iraq

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.

BP to Be Paid in Crude for Iraq Investment Costs

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 […]