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IBBC Spring Conference - "Iraq in Transition"

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) will be holding its Spring Conference on April 27 at Mansion House and on April 28 at Vintners' Hall in London. In recent weeks considerable political debate has taken place in Iraq following Prime Minister Abadi’s announcement of a technocrat reshuffle of his cabinet. It seems that the motto of the conference - ‘Iraq […]

New Allegations of Massive Corruption in Iraq Oil Industy

By John Lee. An investigation by Fairfax Media -- publisher of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald newspapers -- and The Huffington Post, claims that Monaco-based Unaoil has been involved in widespread bribery and corruption in the oil industry, including in Iraq, Iran and Libya. Following examination of tens of thousands of emails, the report says that Unaoil […]

IBBC Members Enjoy Annual Retreat

Members of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), leading political figures and experts gathered in the tranquil setting of Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, at the weekend for the IBBC's annual retreat. The weekend was spent holding discussions and talks on different aspects that affect doing business in Iraq. The event opened on Friday evening […]

Baroness Nicholson's Speech to Investment Forum

Speech given by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, UK Trade Envoy for Iraq and Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council, to the ‘Investment Forum in Iraq and Kurdistan Region’, Rotana Hotel, Erbil: ‘I am indeed grateful for the privilege of addressing this eminent audience,and I thank most warmly the President of The Kurdistan Federation of […]

Weir Wins $98m Contract with Lukoil

The Weir Group has announced it has signed a contract with LUKOIL to provide general maintenance services for the West Qurna-2 oilfield in Southern Iraq. The agreement, which is for two years and is estimated to be worth a total ofUS$98m (£59m), will see Weir engineers deliver mechanical, electrical, maintenance and pipeline services for the […]

Engineer to Pay $22m for Iraq Bribery

Scottish engineer Weir Group (LSE: WEIR) has agreed to plead guilty to two charges of breaching UN sanctions in connection with a number of UN sanctioned Oil for Food programme contracts awarded between 2000 and 2002. Following the guilty plea, the Company will be subject to a confiscation order in respect of its benefit from […]