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Sonangol Equipment Blown Up in Nineveh

AKnews reports that uniformed militants have blown up about 10 machine tools used by Sonangol, Angola’s national oil company, in the province of Nineveh on Thursday. Sonangol won contracts to develop the al-Najma and al-Qayara oil fields near the provincial capital Mosul in 2009. The equipment was blown up by IEDs that were placed inside […]

Sonangol to Start Work on Ninewa Oilfields

Angolan oil company Sonangol started work on Thursday at the Najma [Najmah] and Qaiyara [Qaiyarah] oil fields in Ninewa, and it will start to dig wells in April, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. In the second licensing round in 2009, Sonangol was the only company to submit bids for these fields. In both […]

Syria/Iraq Pipeline Tenders to be Issued Soon

Syria and Iraq have reached a final agreement to build two oil pipelines and a gas pipeline between their two countries, and tender invitations will be issued soon, Syrian Oil Minister Sufian Alao [Suffian Alao] (pictured) was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Alao was quoted by Syrian newspaper Al-Thawra as saying an existing oil pipeline […]

Occidental, Pertamina Consider Sonangol's Iraq Deals

US oil major Occidental Petroleum Corp and Indonesian state oil firm Pertamina have shown an interest in taking a stake in Sonangol's two Iraqi oilfield development projects, a company official said on Sunday. "Our proposal will be for Sonangol to have 45 per cent in Najmah and Qayara [Qaiyarah]," Sonangol executive J. da Graca Luis […]