Relations With Baghdad, Kurdistan Oil Production, Mechanisms to Pay Back Debts, Fighting Corruption, Transparency, Reforms and Efforts to Protect The Constitutional Rights of the Kurdistan Region
The New two-Year Extension Reflects Petrofac’s Continued Delivery Focus and Five-Year Track Record as the Incumbent Operations and Maintenance Service Provider.
“AMAR has Given us all Reason to Have Faith in Humanity. It has Saved Countless Lives, Created Hope from Despair and Achieved Nothing Short of Miracles.”
The Iraqi Government Declared Victory Over the Extremist Group Known as the Islamic State.
North Refineries Company (NOC), it has Called on Local and International Companies to Supply the Equipment
'The Relations Between the Two Countries in all the Sectors “Especially the Oil & Gas Industry Sector”,'
'The Iraqi Oil Sector Which has Become a Promising Investment Environment for the Well-Known Investments & International Companies.'
'To Invest and Work in the Development of the Oil Projects and Described the Company as a Developed Company'
'The Minister of Oil Declared the Accomplishment of the Second Unit of Kirkuk Refinery with a Production Capacity of 13.000 Barrels/ Day.'
'Witness a Big Development & Cooperation in all the Sectors, Such as the Oil, Industrial, Agricultural, Commercial, Transportation, Housing '
'Bilateral Relations Between Iraq and Russia, and the Keenness of the Russian Companies to Invest & Develop the Oil Fields in Iraq.'
'“This is an Agreement for One Year and Then We Will See After That Whether to Renew it,” Luaibi Told Reporters in Kuwait City on the Sidelines of an Arab Oil Ministerial Meeting'
'Baghdad International Airport as Saying That the Announcement “Means that Global Airlines Can go Over Iraqi Airspace Wherever They Want.”'
'A Multi-Zone Combined Production Test Totaled 12,500 Bopd on a 128/64″ Choke From Five Zones.'
'The United Nations has Advertised New Positions in Iraqi Kurdistan'
'The United Nations has Advertised New Positions in Iraq
'Both Sides Expressed Hopes for Major Cooperation in all Sectors, Including Oil, Industrial, Agricultural, Commercial, Transportation, and Housing.
'The Oilfield is Currently Producing Around 360,000 Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day'
'Iraq has agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday.'
'The Ministry of Interior is Committed to Providing the Quickest High-Quality Services to the Citizens,” Emphasized the Minister of Interior,'
'“Achieve More Bilateral Cooperation and Expand the Size of Investments in the Sectors of Oil, Gas, Industry, Importing, Infrastructure and [other sectors].”'
'The Funding Facility is Working with the Government of Iraq to Prioritize the Response, Focusing on Restarting Public Services and Setting the Conditions for People to come Home with Dignity.'
' The Bilateral Relations Have Witnessed a Great Development in the Past Period, the Exchange of Visits and the Formation of Joint Committees, '
'These Projects Would Significantly Contribute to the Development of the Country’s Urban Infrastructure and National Economy.'
' Iran Started to Export Natural Gas to Iraq After Years of Negotiations and Settlement of Financial Problems.'
'Gazprom Neft is Continuing its Development of the Badra Field, in Strict Adherence to the Field Development Plan. '
'Bondholders Holding a Significant Proportion of the Bonds have Confirmed their Commitment to Vote in Favour of the Proposal'
' The Ministry's Keenness to Increase the Green Areas Throughout the Country, Led to the Adoption of a Campaign to Plant a Million Palm Trees in the Province of Basra'
'The Exports were Entirely From the Southern Terminals, with no Exports from Kirkuk via Ceyhan'
'Emphasized that a Sound Banking System will be Crucial to Provide Financing for Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Business People.
'The Airline, Launched in 2015, is Owned by Iraqi Investors.
'The Kometan Reservoir Test Produced Oil with a 40-50% Water cut, Confirming the Oil Water Contact Within the Kometan Reservoir at this Location in the Field'
'According to the Latest Systems and Scientific Contexts Developed to Reach High Levels of Performance and Productivity.'
'Iraq has Played a Pivotal Role in Previous Meetings in Order to Achieve Common Goals and Unify the Visions Among the Producers.'
'The Oil and Gas Sector by Supporting Investment Projects and Encouraging National and International Companies to Participate in the Implementation of Development Projects '
' The Exercise of Option Year Two for Contractor Logistic Support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208 Fleet and the Cessna 208/172 Trainer Fleet'
' Plans t0 Develop the West Qurna 2 Oil Field to the Ministry of Oil by the End of the Month.'
'The Ministry of Oil Anounced the High Rate of Oil Exports and Revenues for the Month of November Last Compared to Last October'
'The Highest Export Capacity Reached by Iraq from the Southern Ports'
'“Military Success against Daesh Means they are Increasingly Losing Control of the Territory, Resources and Population that Allowed them to be a Uniquely Dangerous Threat to Iraq'
'£50 Million will be channelled into funding infrastructure projects and restoring stability in Iraq.'
'The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq'
'“Despite Ongoing Conflict, Iraq has Improved its Personal Freedom Score Significantly in the Last Five Years.”
'The Oil MInister Said that all Indicators with the Decision to Extend the Nine-Month New, Which Aims Members Through the Stabilization of More Global Markets'
'The Processing of White oil Earlier to Secure Good Stocks for Citizens as well as Achieving High Flow in the Distribution Process'
'The New Facility to Serve the Sponsors of Frontier Exchange‘s Iraq Banking & Investment Summit,'
'The New Plant will Include Manufacturing Lines for Juices and Soft Drinks, and will also supply to Neighbouring Markets.'
'He has an Impressive Industry Track Record in the Oil and Gas Sector, including Relevant Experience in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq'
'We Highly value the Partnership Between the Government of Iraq and the World Bank Office in Baghdad and we Appreciate the Bank’s Prompt Response and Cooperation in Answering '
'The Company Invites Investors, Financiers and Specialized Companies to Participate in these Important Opportunities Because of the need for these Products in the Iraqi and Foreign Markets.'
'The National in Abu Dhabi that the bank will launch an asset management business in Abu Dhabi.'
'Global Partners to Provide Customers With Integrated Solutions Covering Investment and Financing, Turnkey Engineering, Technical Services and Equipment Manufacturing.'
'Japan’s Toyo Engineering to Help Build a Gas Pipeline to Kuwait and a Petrochemical Plant in Baghdad.
'“We Praise the Iraq Government for Taking a Proactive Stand on GPS Tracking Standards and for Championing the Highest Levels of Compliance.'
'Iraq has Invited International Oil Companies (IOCs) to Bid for Contracts to Explore and Develop Nine New Oil and Gas Blocks.'
' Build a New Pipeline from Baiji to Fishkabur, Enabling Kirkuk Oil to be Exported Again'
'US Oil Companies to Activate Their Participation in Investment in Oil and Gas Sectors, Refineries and Infrastructure.'
'The Ministry of Oil aims to invite international companies to invest in and contribute to the exploration, development and production of nine border patches.'
'The Minister of Oil stressed the ministry's keenness to extend a hand of assistance and continuous support to the provinces in the field of development of service infrastructure.'
'A New Pipeline for Oil Exports Extends from the Baiji District of Salahaddin Province to the Border Area of Fishkhabur. '
'The Discount Rate on the Price of Crude Oil on the Ship is 8%, not Less Than (5) Dollars and not More Than (10) Dollars from the World Price.'
'New Models in Agreement with Companies Wishing to Invest According to the Requirements'
' Boosting Cooperation Between the Two Countries in the Field of Oil and Gas'
'The Investment and Implementation of Projects in the Oil Sector and in the Rehabilitation and Development of Infrastructure'
'The Company to Equip The Child Hospital for Cancer Diseases in Basra,'
'"We Look Forward to Opening New Horizons For Co-operation With the WTO, all International Organizations and the International Community.“'
'Three New Members, Bringing its Membership to 59 Companies'
'GE to Develop Electric Substations in Iraq ,The Company support the MoE to Secure Funding Through Various Financial Institutions, Including Export Credit Agencies and Commercial Banks.'
'The Minister of Oil confirms that Iraq has promising opportunities to invest in the Oil and Gas Sector.
'The Plans of the Ministry of Oil Based on its Policy and Approach to Exploit the Hydrocarbon Wealth (oil and gas) and Invest it for the Benefit of Iraq and its People, '
'The Minister Stressed the Importance of Strengthening Bilateral Relations, Especially in the Field of Oil and Energy, Calling on Azerbaijani Companies'
'The News Agency Says That Exports From Iraq’s Northern Fields Have Averaged Around 250,000 bpd'
'The Jordanian Government has Developed a Plan of Action with the World Bank to make Jordan a Major Platform for Reconstruction Projects'
'“The Iraqi Authorities and IMF Staff Continued Discussions on the Third Review of the SBA and Made Good Progress Towards Reaching Agreement on a draft 2018 Budget in line With the SBA.'
'“Successfully Completing its First Loading Out of Iraq Ever Since the End of War in Iraq.”'
'“The Provision of Our Field-Proven Turbomachinery Solutions Enables International Operators Around the Globe to Safely and Stably Operate,'
'Shell is Expected to Hand Over Majnoon Operations to the State-Owned Basra Oil Company by the End of June 2018.'
'“The Extent of Violence and Poverty Faced by Iraqi Children Because of the Long-Lasting Conflict is Deeply Concerning,” '
' Woman Mentioned Did Not Fall Within The Violation, But Rather is a Routine Procedure and Within The Working Procedures Followed in the Procedures for Opening the Stations '
'Succeeded in Tackling the Cracks and Cracks in the Border With Iran on the Shatt al-Arab.'
'A Number of Joint Oil files and Strengthening Relations and Bilateral Cooperation to Achieve the Objectives of the Two Neighboring Countries'
'French companies to Expand their Work in the Development of the Oil and Gas Sector.'
'Traders said Crude Prices were well Supported as Output Cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia '
' Nine other oil zones and one gas zone have been identified for testing in a 1.2 kilometer horizontal section of Cretaceous and Jurassic reservoir.
' agreement between Iraq & Iran to export the Iraqi oil from Kirkuk fields to Iran with an average of 30 to 60 thousand barrels/ day and can be increased.'
'“We agreed That Eight Months is Quite Enough Time for Shell to Finish Preparations to Exit Majnoon. Basra Oil Company Will Take Over Operations'
'The ministry Continues to Provide Heating Oil to Refugees Camps and Liberated Areas in Northern Provinces,” added Luaibi.'
'Kurdistan has Presold a Large Part of its Future Oil Output to Trading Houses'
'30 Million Liters to Cover the Needs of our Citizens in these Areas and Cities.'
'The Rate of 30-60 Thousand Barrels Per Day can be Increased Through the Bbasin Until the Completion of the Extension of an Oil Pipeline for this Purpose.'
'Optimism is growing among investors, as Major Oil Producers Consider Extending Price Bolstering Cuts'
'The Success of Technical and Engineering Teams in the North Oil Company to Extinguish well 122 in the Field of Bay Hassan in Kirkuk.'
' The Implementation of a Housing Complex for Workers near the New Musayyib Warehouse and Speed up the Completion of the Project of Ball Tanks for Liquid Gas.
'The Ministry has Plans to Develop the Iraqi iquidation Sector and the Establishment of new Investment Refineries to reach Self-Sufficiency and Turn Iraq into a Source Country for Oil Derivatives'
' The Ministry's Activities Related to the Export Quantities and the Monthly Revenues, as well as Sending the Export information to the International Organizations '
'The Minister to Implement a Number of Service Projects in Favor of the Governorate and Ensure the Provision of Materials and Fuel for those Projects'
' The Company Employees and their Keenness to Transfer a Large Number of Oil Pipelines in the Province of Nineveh'
' The Project was Implemented by the Company of Oil Projects and a National Effort is Proud of all of them and was built on an Area of 400 Acres.
' Iraq's Desire to Expand the size of the Contribution of Turkish Companies in the Development of Infrastructure and Investment in the Refinery Sector
'The Spokesman for the Ministry of Oil Assem Jihad said that the Total Quantities Exported Crude Oil for the Month of October from the Oil Fields in Central and Southern Iraq'
'Concessional ODA loans aim to support the Government of Iraq and Iraqi people in efforts to reconstruct the country with significant challenges'
'Dr. Higgs has nearly 30 years of global exploration, development and operations experience'
'Shell is also said to be trying to sell its 45-percent stake in the field, following a failure to reach agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Oil'
'The MSA was secured following a competitive tendering process and augments Petrofac’s extensive footprint in Iraq'
'The berths will be configured and equipped with quay and landside container handling systems'
'Brent Crude increase to $60 means European Oil Giants Report Profit in 2017.'
'Restrictions imposed by Iraq on the borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region will be removed in the coming days, per a statement on Monday by the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces'
'These exports Were Shipped by 38 Multinational Companies from the Ports of Basra'
'“Weir was selected for this contract due to our experience in Iraq, Local Footprint and Know-How of the Specific Rotating Machines and Field Maintenance Methodologies.'
' The World’s Top Oil Producers and the Arab Region’s Biggest Economy, is Introducing Economic and Social Reforms to Wean the Country off its Reliance on Oil for Revenue.'
'Combined Supply from Nigeria and Libya, the Two Producers Exempt from the Cut whose Extra Barrels Helped OPEC'
'Tensions in Iraq Between the Semi-Autonomous Northern Region of Kurdistan and the Central Government in Baghdad Weighed on OPEC’s Production Last Month.
'Oil exports resumed from Iraq’s Kurdish region after Halting Earlier Monday, a Port agent said, Highlighting Uncertainty about Pipeline Shipments from OPEC’s Second-Biggest Producer.'
'Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are both Wooing Baghdad in an Effort to Halt the Growing Regional Influence of Arch-Foe Iran. '
'The Self-Governed Kurdish Region Could Hold 45 Billion Barrels of Crude Reserves'
' The World’s Biggest Oil Exporter, by About 2.9 Million Barrels, According to U.S. '
'The Company to Develop the Oil Sector in the Country According to Plans Drawn.'
'To Create the Appropriate Environment for the Work of the International Companies Operating in Iraq, Which Are in the Development of this Important Economic Sector.'
' 24-Hour Work System to Provide Services to Incoming Vehicles to Transport Visitors or Private Vehicles Coming from the Provinces to Perform the Visit.'
'The Project to Build an Electric Power Plant in Rumaila Field was Implemented by the Chinese Company'
'Iincrease of Export Capacity "Capacity" to Unprecedented Levels Achieved After the Completion of the Project of the Fifth Blackjack'
'Harlow International and its two security service companies, Al Murabit Security Services (“AMS-91”) and Al Thaware Security Services (“ATS-109”), have been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation.'
'International Companies and Provide Appropriate Working Conditions that help toIimplement the Plans Set by the Joint Administrations ofOoilFfields, Stressing the Desire of his Company'
'The Ministry is Looking Forward to Developing Relations in the Field of Oil and Gas with the Japanese Oil Companies'
'The Final Statistics Issued by the Iraqi Oil Marketing Company "Sumo"
' The Ministry Offered to Bp Activating the Previous Cooperation on the Development of Oil Fields in the Province and to Achieve an Increase in Oil Production Exceeding 700 Thousand Barrels Per Day,'
' The Programs Prepared for that, Pointing out to Create an Environment Suitable for the Work of Foreign Companies in Ira'
'The Ministry After Achieving Many Achievements at the Levels of Production in the Oil and Gas Sectors and the Optimal Investment for the Gas Industry and Export'
'The Need to Receive New Fuel Cards and Distributed to Citizens in order to Accelerate Access to their Shares of White Oil and Alleviate their Suffering. '
'100 Million Dinars a Month Grant of Financial Benefits of Social Contracts for Oil to Cover the Hospital's Needs of Medicines and Necessary Medical Supplies.'
'The Base of the Statue of Sayyab was Severely Damaged due to Aging, Negligence and Lack of Regular Maintenance Work.'
' The Great Sacrifices made by the Heroes of the Popular Crowd by Standing in Front of Gangs and Cowardly Terrorist'
'The Government and the Ministry of Oil are Responsible for Drawing and Developing Strategies Related to Oil and Gas Wealth '
'The Ministerial Committee Includes a Number of Agents and Directors of the Relevant Departments and Companies, Including Oil Projects Companies, Pipelines, Oil Distribution Company'
' The Oil Ministry had Agreed in Principle with the Company ( bp ) Years Ago to Develop Production in the Kirkuk OilFfields and Raise Production Capacity'
'Those Wishing to Invest in the Review of the South Gas Company or the Department of studies'
' The Minister added that the Oil Wealth Belongs to the Iraqi People in all its Nationalities and Sects and Works for the Optimal Investment of National Wealth '
'The Minister Stressed that the Two Countries have Strong Relations, Stressing the need to Strengthen and Develop in all Areas'
'The Products of the Refinery are Environmentally Friendly According to the International Specifications EURO-5'
'Dutch Companies to Participate in Investment Projects'
'To Develop the Oil and Gas Sector in the Country in order to Achieve Economic Development'
'White Oil with a Quantity of (50) Liters'
'The Ministry has Authorized to Cooperate with a Specialized International Company.'
'To Achieve The Development of the Oil Sector in the Country, Pointing to the Ministry's Endeavor to Create the Right Environment for Work'
'The energy firm may look to hire on advisors to seek and find any interested parties to buy up their 30% stake. '
'“The Center of Excellence is part of Agility’s ongoing commitment to building Iraq’s infrastructure and human capital." Colin Hindley, CEO'
'Payments sign of ‘business as usual’ despite threat of sanctions '
'"[Negotiations] are in advanced, final-stages with Exxon to develop and finance the important [southern] project," oil minister Jabar al-Luaibi told reporters.'
'“We’re seeing a market shift as stockpiles begin to clear, and there will be more demand,” an Energy Aspects analyst said'
'The Kirkuk Ceyhan pipeline crosses territory taken by Islamic State militants in 2014 and recaptured by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces over the past two years. '
'"For 2018, our global real GDP growth forecast of 3.8% and Brent oil price forecast of $58 per barrel lead us to forecast demand growth of 1.51 million barrels per day."'
'The Bilateral Relations will Witness a Great Development During the Coming Period Especially in the Field of Oil and Energy,'
'The Companies to Speed up the Implementation of the Project to Rehabilitate The Oil Pipeline Network of Crude Oil after the Victories Achieved by our Security Forces'
'A Final Agreement with them to Invest in the South Integrated Project'
'Unity of the Homeland is a Supreme Goal of every Citizen'
'Minister to Continue with the Management of the Hospital to Inspect the Condition of Patients and Meet their Needs, '
'Production at Taq Taq field in Iraqi Kurdistan. averaged 13,475 barrels per day'
'Boosting Bilateral Relations between the two Friendly Countries'
'Specialized Hospital for Cardiology'
'Government Institutions to Work as One Team in order to Alleviate the Suffering of the Citizen'
'Rehabilitate and Increase the Production from the Nineveh fields to more than 30,000 Barrels per day'
'the Iraqi people and the Kurdish brothers on the death of the late Jalal Talabani'
'Ministry of Oil to Support the Cultural, Artistic and Media Activities in the Province'
'Is $80 Oil Possible? '
'Fallujah became the First Major Iraqi City to Fall to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi'
'Canadian Military is Expanding its Operations in Iraq to Focus on “Rebuilding.”'
' Mr. Al-Luiebi said that he ordered to harness all the material & technical capabilities to succeed the rehabilitation operations of the ministry to the damaged oil fields & facilities'
' The ministry of oil declared the primary statistics of the exported Iraqi crude oil and the outcome for September 2017 according to the Iraqi SOMO Company.'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about strengthening the bilateral cooperation in the oil & gas sector.'
' “A Historic Symbol of Kurdish struggle for their Rights, against Dictatorship and for Democracy, and a leading Voice of Moderation, Dialogue, Mutual Understanding and Respect '
' The Vote Lacked Legitimacy and Reiterated the American Policy Favouring a United Iraq.'
' Oil prices fall for second day after Kurdish referendum'
'“Federal Government Control of Oil Revenues is in order to Pay KR (Kurdistan Region) Employee Salaries in Full '
' A Great Opportunity to make a High-Impact Gift '
'Employing Strong-arm Tactics to make them Pay Exorbitant Income Taxes.'
'Fewer Sleeper Cell Attacks than Nearby Hit, '
'To Dismiss The Governor of Kirkuk from his Post. '
'Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market Report'
' Global Oil Prices Fell by Around 20% '
'New Positions in Iraqi Kurdistan'
'Programme Specialist, United Nations Population Fund '
'“An Integrated Oil and Gas Multinational Corporation based in Malaysia“'
'“A Multi-Billion-Dollar Public Company that provides the Innovation, Adaptability, and Critical Thinking our Government needs for success '
'Bids were Solicited via The Internet with One Received.'
'Huge Inventory Build-ups Crossing the Five-year Moving Average'
'2018 Budget in line with the SBA. These discussions will continue during the upcoming IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings from Washington, DC.”
'Firm-Fixed-Price Delivery order for the Procurement of Six ScanEagle unmanned Aircraft Systems'
' Common Humanitarian Grounds that Guarantee Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East'
'An Opportunity and A Challenge for Economic Development. '
'Direct International Flights would be Cancelled '
'Iraqi Special Operations Forces Trainees '
'Invest inTwo Oil Fields shared between the Two Countries.'
'Cut off the oil Export Pipeline from Iraq to the Turkish port'
'The recent Announcement with Arabsat to deliver both SD and HD channels to the region'
'“This Award isTestament to our Engineering Design capabilities'
'Bilateral Cooperation and the Ways to Develop the Oil & Gas Sector in Iraq'
'Development of the Oil & Gas Sector in Iraq'
'Bilateral Relations in the Oil & Energy Sector'
'The Delegation of the Transparency Initiative'
'Kurds do not want to have independence without Kirkuk'
'KRG started to place the exploitation of the region’s natural resources at the heart of its development strategy'
'Kurdistan Regional Government decided to conduct today a unilateral referendum on independence,'
'The economic case against secession rests largely on oil'
'Iraq exports around 2.4 million b/d of crude oil to China, India and South Korea'
'Brent Crude traded a 27-month high overnight'
' Mr. Al-Luiebi speaks about cooperation and ways to develop the oil & gas sector in Iraq.'
'The two partied discussed during the meeting about the bilateral cooperation and the chances of investment in the oil ports management projects.'
'A few countries in the world grant individuals full citizenship without the trouble of moving there and all other difficulties associated with it.'
'It’s state-run IRNA news agency said on Sunday that the move followed a request from Baghdad.
'A few days ahead of the Kurdistan referendum on independence, an ethnic clash took place between a group of Kurds and Turkmens in Kirkuk on Sept. 19.'
'Ahmad Montazami, the head of the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s office in Urmia, told Fars News Agency that the service could be started early next year.
'The Ministry of Oil issues a grave warning directed at anyone attempting to abuse the national wealth or disrupt work progress.'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi said in the press conference which was held at September the 24th in the ministry headquarter that the staff of the north refineries company (NRC)'
'Mr Brende will announce Norway’s increased contribution today at a ministerial meeting on the humanitarian situation in Iraq'
'Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation
' To speed-up the execution of the surplus crude gas exportation agreement from Rumaila field to “the brother” Kuwait.
'The RSISX index ended the week at IQD778 (-1.0%) / $798 (-1.0%) (weekly change) (-18.9% and -15.7% YTD change, respectively). '
'Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the Iraqi aim to develop the oil industry by depending on the national efforts in association with the international well known investments'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the necessity of strengthening the bilateral cooperation to achieve the demanded goals'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi discussed with the delegation about the bilateral cooperation and the ways to develop the oil sector'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the bilateral cooperation and the ways to develop the oil & gas sector in Iraq'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about increasing the bilateral cooperation and developing the oil & gas industry'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the bilateral cooperation and the development of the oil & gas sector in Iraq'
'West Texas International crude, the US benchmark, was up by 0.7% at $50.70 per barrel, while Brent crude oil'
'The 4th well drilled on the Shewashan field, Shewashan #4, has been completed as a deviated producer in the Qamchuqa reservoir'
'DNO is expected to assume operatorship of the licence with a 40% paying interest, which translates to 32% net interest'
'Majid Jafar, managing director of the board of UAE-based Dana Gas, told Reuters the consortium would more than double its output levels from the fields as part of the settlement.'
' Mr. Edison shown the readiness of his company to restart the work in the fields of Qayara & Najma, and work on to achieve the demanded targets.'
'“We are very pleased with the government's initiative to settle receivables and normalise export payments to the operators,” said Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani,
'“The opening of the crossing is of great importance to Jordan and Iraq ... It’s a crucial artery. Jordan and Iraq have been discussing reopening it for a while,”
'Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, visiting Baghdad, told Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at a meeting Saturday that the money will be delivered before the end of the year, AFP said.
'Abadi added several agreements were signed with the Czech Republic in the fields of weapons, military equipment and other military sections.
'Gazprom Neft’s advanced gas production complex will help to increase electricity production in Iraq, ensuring the supply of stable power to various provinces in the country.
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the best way of investment for the gas sector.'
'It throws down the gauntlet on setting prices for more than 12 million barrels per day of Middle East crude in Asia, challenging the role of the world's top exporter Saudi Arabia.
'NPM is a containerized terminal operator at the Port of Basra located along the Shatt Al Arab waterway in Iraq.
'Al Qasoor is the second largest water treatment plant in eastern Mosul, providing safe drinking water for 35 percent of residents.
'In an announcement (copied below), the PCLD said such companies will have to resubmit all documents and pay a fee of $25,000 if they wish to participate:
'In early 2016, it completed a second exploration well in the Sarta Block, and more evaluation of the block is planned.
'Local DAMM system partner Sabaaco, a specialist in secure communications, installed the solution in close collaboration with DAMM.
'Saudi Arabia is reportedly planning to re-open the Arar [Ar’ar] border crossing with Iraq for the first time since 1990.
'On August 8th, cumulative production from the Shaikan field reached 40 million barrels; another important milestone for the Company.
'The company was awarded with a contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq, for a minimum of five years, involve high air and LCL (less than container load) ocean freight volumes.
'“Obtaining the VSAT license is a huge win for us, as it was essential for us to continue providing reliable communications to international customers
'The funds, to be shared pro-rata by DNO and partner Genel Energy plc, include USD 33.21 million towards monthly deliveries and USD 6.39 million towards recovery of outstanding receivables.
'Deliveries are scheduled to commence in fourth quarter of 2017 and continue through first quarter of 2018.
'Negotiations with potential partners for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (‘KRI’) gas project are ongoing, with the Company expecting to be in a position to update the
'The Iranian oil minister also said that the Islamic Republic would begin exporting gas to the Iraqi city of Basra in coming months.
'Exports from the southern terminals totalled 97.5 million barrels, with 700,000 barrels exported from Kirkuk.
'The company said today’s announcement builds upon US$70 million of new awards in Iraq announced in April, giving the Group good visibility of future
'The Nassiriya plant will then be expanded to a complete natural gas liquid (NGL) facility to recover 200 MMSCFD of dry gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and condensate.'
'Maersk Oil will strengthen the French company’s output with the addition of 160,000 barrels of oil equivalent to its daily total as of next year
'Kremlin-controlled Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and its partners - global trader Trafigura and Russian fund UCP - purchased a 98.26 percent stake in Essar Oil
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with Mr. Brice Harrell the CEO of Aurion Company, and his entourage.'
'Reformists lost in the 2005 elections when conservative Ahmadinejad became president of Iran. This meant the end of Zangeneh’s tenure with the government that had spanned 23 years.
'The Federal Government of Iraq should assist the Kurds in overcoming a financial crisis as well as settling debts owed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'
'The extension of the service agreement is set to improve operational flexibility, availability, and performance of gas turbines for the next 15 years.
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with Mr. Frank Baker the British ambassador to Baghdad and his entourage.'
' Mr. Al-Luiebi stressed on the necessity of strengthening and developing the relations in all the sectors “especially the oil & gas sector”.'
' Mr. Al-Luiebi said after his return back to Baghdad that the H.H. “our brother” stressed on the necessity of speeding-up the activation of the Iraqi '
'Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi and the committee of popular mobilization in the ministry of oil for their support to the displaced families in Baghdad & Ninawa.'
'The Kuwait Fund for Development has already granted Iraq $21 million to support the industrial and electricity sectors in areas affected by the war against ISIS, the statement read.
'Japan has agreed to lend Iraq up to $195m for a project to help repair a thermal power station in the southern province of Basra, the UAE’s official WAM news
'Global benchmark Brent crude futures were down 26 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $52.16 a barrel at 2:05 p.m. EDT (1805 GMT) after trading as low as $51.37 a barrel
'“Following an official letter from the Iraqi Oil Ministry in Baghdad, the state-sponsored NOC halted its Kirkuk oil flow, which passes through the Kurdistan Region, '
'Iraq and the U.A.E. said at the meeting that OPEC’s estimates of their production -- based on data from external sources'
'KRG's Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Qubad Talabani, as well as the Minister of Natural Resources H.E. Dr Ashti Hawrami have confirmed their attendance'
' Mr. Brown confirmed on the desire of Shell Company to participate in the projects which can develop the oil & gas sector in Iraq.
Coincided with the Iraqi celebrations and the liberation of Mosul city… the ministry of oil adds a new accomplishment to support the national economy by signing a contract to invest the gas.
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil declared the launching of the exploration & rehabilitation projects for (9) exploration blocks '
' He confirmed in his telegram that the ministry of oil is keeping on providing the best services for the Iraqi dear people “especially in the liberated areas”.
' the ministry of oil signed a contract with the consortium of Qaiwan international energy company'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about enforcing the bilateral cooperation in the oil & gas sector.
' Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the keenness of the ministry of oil to make use of the gas perfectly and reach the zero average of gas flaring during the next few years.
' Mr. Jabbar Al-I Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil ordered to build an integrated oil city in Halfaya city in Maysan governorate.
' Mr. Al-Luiebi said that the next period will witness more development projects.
'Construction and Housing Ministry would allocate land with an area of around 1.6 square km for the project.
OPEC exports in June were below the October 2016 levels for the fourth time this year. '
'The country aims to reach production capacity of 5 million barrels a day by the end of the year,'
'TAQA is the operator of the block and holds 39.9% of working interest in the production sharing contract.'
'Under the OPEC deal, Iraq agreed to cut production by 210,000 bpd.
'“Many Iraqi people are living in untenable conditions.
'The Kurdistan government takes full responsibility for the additional transport costs.
'Orders came from the Iraq Ministry of OIl'
'Kurdish exports are running at about 520,000 to 530,000 bpd so far this month, he said.
'Exports increased in May from April '
'The products of the refinery must be environment friendly according to the international standards EURO-5.
'The investment (Lab) project with a capacity of (75.000) tons /year in Basrah governorate.'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about developing the oil sector in Iraq “especially the gas sector”.
'Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will ship oil to the US for the first time in three years via an oil tanker called Neverland'
'Iraq has two oilfields with Kuwait and about 12 oilfields with Iran.
'IRNA news agency added that 6 oil wells shall be utilized in the oilfield out of 18 dug ones.
'It was reported that new discussions with Boeing Company to provide Iraq with different type of aircrafts called Boeing Max, but no figures of the amount of the contract were disclosed.
'The agency added that the exports started at the level of 7 million cubic meters day, which will reach at the end to 35 million cubic meters.
'“Across Iraq, children continue to witness sheer horror and unimaginable violence,” said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Representative in Iraq. '
'‘Energy of the Future’ is the theme of Expo 2017 and it aims to foster discussion on the impact of energy consumption on the lives of people and the future of the planet.
'A Kurdish designer is planning to make 10 designs for the new Kurdish currency, which idea was started in 1994, when the Kurdish region
'“Germany highly appreciates WFP’s efforts to address the needs of the most vulnerable people in Iraq who are in dire need of life-saving assistance,” '
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about strengthening the bilateral cooperation and developing the oil & gas sector.
'He e pointed that the company will be administratively restructured, establishing a new parallel air company to reach Europe and finding solutions for the grounded planes.
'D.N.O. Company, that works in TaoKi oilfield, announced receiving 41.26 million dollars, while Gulf Keystone, that works in Shikhan oilfield
'SOMO will inform the international oil companies of their shares for the month, without giving full details of the loading quantities and their programmes.
'On the other hand, the Iraqi authorities denied opening the border vents with Syria and Jordan , because they are totally closed and subject to Da'ish control.
'Opening ceremony shall be next July,2017
'We believe that rebuilding the Iraqi infrastructure is a key component in the country's path to success. '
'The foreign military sales (Iraq) contract is to acquire engineering and technical services'
Current production for the Sarqala-1 well is approximately 9,500 barrels per day of oil'
'Genel’s net share of the payment is $8.38 million.
'US$12.0 million net went to GKP'
'The multi million dollar deal will include plant production, line design, project management, purchasing, administration buildings and living facilities.
'Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with a delegation from ABB Company headed by Mr. Lorenzo Brintan and discussed with them about the bilateral cooperation.
'He pointed that the administration in Basra province was the biggest beneficiary of the Japanese loan among Iraqi companies.
'The current level of exports for this port reached to 250.000 b/d, but expected to increase it , after completion of the storage systems and tanks, to reach 600.000 b/d.
'Currently, Iraqi oil products' production reached to about one million b/d, as reported.
'In a statement, during a session of the future probabilities in Iraq, he pointed that more concentration should be made with Iraqi cities as a whole
'Currently, the production of the oilfield reached to 100.000 b/d, the sources added.
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the CEO of GE American Company Mr. Rami Kassim '
' Mr. Kareem Hattab the deputy minister for up-streaming declared for the plans of the ministry of oil to increase the export capacities of the Amya oil port '
'The site of the new refinery will be in Fao area with the capacity of 300.000 b/d, liable for increase, in addition to a petrochemical complex.
'In a statement, the Iraqi pilots will drive them from the factory to Baghdad, which is the first accomplishment in Iraqi history.
'In a statement, he added that the contract will develop Iraqi oil fleet and change it into a leading member in oil and gas transportation fields.
'The sources said that Badra oilfield produced 2.6 million tons of oil in 2016, with more wells to be dug to double the production.
'Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the German Ambassador in Baghdad Mr. Franz Josef Kremp and his entourage.
'Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the British Ambassador in Baghdad Mr. Frank Baker and his entourage.
'The factory was regarded the biggest one in the Middle East with a production capacity of 500.000 tons annually.'
'He pointed that the Kurdish markets are "promising" for Egyptian export.
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussain Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the regional manager of Petronas Malaysian Company Mr. Abd Malik Jaafar and his entourage.
'The ministry of oil declared for an elevation in the oil exports of May in comparison to April according to the primary statistics of SOMO Company.
'The main reason for the increasing production was the deterioration of international oil prices, the report said.
'In a statement by the ministry, Water Resources Minister Hassan al-Janabi discussed with the Turkish ambassador Fatih Yeldiz a number of issues related to Iraqi water shares and building dams.
'In a statement, the ministry stressed that the private sector will be an important partner for the state in the coming stage to increase the provision of the services sector.
'Mr. DeVane offers insight and expertise about the growing construction industry in Iraq. '
'The ministry is waiting the completion of the bids of the foreign companies that will participate in these bids for joint operations.
'Ibadi will undertake the finance ministry, which the Kurdish Democratic Party refrained from submitting a candidate following the demotion of Minister Hoshiar Zebari last summer.
'In a statement, it said that the production reached to 16.719 barrels per day during May, 2017.
'Chairman of the Commission Ali Shadad al-Faris stated that the province is ready to buy the shares if Basra Oil Company was not able to do so.
'The central government in Baghdad always objected Kurdish independent selling of its oil, but the stand was "eased" amid the joint efforts
'The statement pointed that the revenues reached to 4.663 billion dollars with an average price per barrel of 46.108 dollars,
'Chairman of the Commission, said, in business meeting in Abu Dhabi, UAE, that 400 investment projects are available in different oil, chemical, etc.'
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the CEO of Lukoil Russian company Mr. Katy Al-Juboori and his entourage.
'The International Coalition destroyed five bridges in Mosul city to hinder the movement of Da'ish (ISIS) movement between the two sides of the city.
'The share of Occidental oil company reached to 31.25% of the service contract of the oilfield.
'Current information denoted that great quantities of gas are available in the western Anbar province, where the calls concentrated that the gas industry city
'Governor Ali al-Alaq pointed that this law will support the Iraqi banks and their clients, as well as creating a state of trust between the citizen and the banks.
'He added that the project shall be referred to one of the investment companies, after completing legal matters.
'He added that more than 450.000 Iraqi youths are added to this figure annually, including 150.000 with high educational degrees.
'Official statements did not elaborate whether this connection will be on the ground, but the sources pointed that the cooperation will be through exchange of expertise and technology.
'The ministry issued orders for the private people or companies that recruited foreign worker to report their cases within three months' time,
'He pointed that he will visit the Kurdish region to discuss the reduction matter with the authorities there.
' Dr. Al-Falih praised the Iraqi role in OPEC as one of the establishers, represented by Mr. Al-Luiebi to create a state of understanding and stability in the oil market '
The exported oil quantities was (97.600) million barrels and the outcome was (4.607.000.000) dollars.'
'He added, according to a ministerial statement, that the plan will have two phases, the first starts in 2018 and ends 2022, while the second phase will be during the period 2023 to 2028.
'In a statement, the exports from southern oilfields reached to 96.9 million barrels, with revenues of 4.577 billion dollars, while Kirkuk's exports
'In a statement, this procedure is to assist the province to overcome the heat of this summer.
'The announcement was made in a press conference with Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih.
'He added that the cost of the project on the Jordanian side will reach to 6-7 billion dollars, where the investor will bear the costs
'In a statement, a new round of talks were held to cover technical, financial and legal aspects of the investment project.
'Pier No. 11 was rehabilitated to be the venue for the new line, the sources reported.
'Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed that Iraq is going to witness a quantum leap in the oil & gas industry sector by depending on the plans and strategies
'The contract included the joining of the "Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation" as a 15% partner in the field development within the share of Kuwait Energy which is 45%. '
'A refinery in Al-Anbar governorate with a production capacity of 70 thousand barrels/ day.
'The plan aims at creating balance between population growth and the needs of development for better lives for the people.
'He added that this project will contribute in building about quarter a million housing units in the province.
'Kuwait Energy has a share of 45% in the project, as well as 30% for the Turkish partner and 25% for Missan Oil Company.
'According to a statement by the Royal Divan, both sides called to expedite completing the oil pipeline.
'The agreement will commence at the beginning of 2019.
'Planning ministry's spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi admitted that there are some problems are connected with these fields, particularly trade exchange between Iraq and other countries.
'MP al-Fayyad stressed that the oil policy should not be in the hands of the Oil Marketing Company (SOMO), which controls Iraqi oil contracts and exports.
'Governor Ali al-Alaq pointed that studies are underway to make the general frame work of the fund to activate the Iraqi economy through granting public loans and attracting foreign companies.
' Mr. Al-Luiebi met with the Algerian minister of energy Mr. Nooraldeen Botarfa in Baghdad at Wednesday the 10th of May. '
'The meeting was attended also by the counselor of the minister and the director general of the oil projects company.'
' The oil exports for April was (97,574,813) barrels, while the outcome was (4,612,815,000) dollars.'
'Mr. Al-Hindawi confirmed the keenness of his group to strengthen the bilateral cooperation with the ministry to develop the oil & gas sector in Iraq.'
'In the first stage of rehabilitation, it is expected that production will reach between 240.000 to 500.000 tons, in the light production's sector, the sources added,
'In a statement, the route will be opened at the end of this month, "if no administrative obstacles occurred", the statement added.
'It is expected that Iranian, South Korean and Chinese construction will also will have a share in the reconstruction process, in addition to the Turkish companies.
'He pointed , in a statement on the official governmental site, that delay was made to pay the contractors with the amount of 200 million dollars.
'"Iraq supports any move to increase oil prices in the international markets", the ministry stated.
'The source reported that the price reached to 271.17 dollars per ton, including shipping charges, without unloading.