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New Oil Development Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has requested proposals from international oil companies interestsed in developing a number of small- and medium-sized oil fields. The fields concerned are: Sindebad (Basra governorate); Umm Qasr [Um Qaser] (Basra governorate); Rachi (Basra governorate); Abu Khema (Basra governorate); Kumait (Missan governorate); Noor (Missan governorate); Umara (Missan governorate); Dema […]

Dunia Weekly Iraq Market Tracker

Advertising Feature Iraq Business News is delighted to bring you the latest Iraq Market Tracker report from Dunia Frontier Consultants. The market tracker highlights the activities and market performance of a basket of publicly traded firms who derive a significant percentage of their revenues from operations in Iraq, but are traded on foreign exchanges: a […]

Zhenhua Backs Out of Iraq Venture; PPL to Proceed Alone

The Chinese firm Zhenhua has decided not to partner with Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) in a bid for an exploration block in Iraq due to security issues, the Express Tribune reports. "The News", however, reports that Zhenhua walked out on the deal because a re-drawing of the boundary of the Bloc-9 meant "the opportunity became […]

Another 6 Companies Added to Iraq's 4th Energy Auction

Reuters reports that Iraq has approved six more energy companies to participate in its 4th energy auction, raising the number of pre-qualified bidders to 46. "We have six companies that were not qualified first, but after reviewing their information, we asked them to submit further documents to support their position. We have decided to qualify […]

China’s Iraq Investment

By By Mu Chunshan. Originally published in The Diplomat, and re-produced with permission by Iraq Business News. The visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to China didn’t just fail to grab much international media attention – there was also little coverage in the Chinese media, too. Most Chinese associate Iraq with Saddam Hussein and […]

Oil Ministry Denounces Police Raid in CNPC Oilfield

Further to our report yesterday on the police raid on CNPC's al-ahdab oilfield, Iraq's Oil Ministry said on Tuesday that security forces had violated the law, and expressed concern for the affect it could have on foreign investment in the oil sector. "Oil sites and facilities are under the control of the Central Government and […]