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Iraq's terms deter oil, gas explorers at auction

Iraq’s oil exports to fall for a third month in July

Southern exports fall to 2.07 mbpd so far in July; Northern exports lower than usual on Kurdish row; Exports down each month since reaching April's record rate

July 19, 2012 12:00

DNO boosts Iraq oil output, resumes Yemen drilling

DNO also boosting sales to Iraq's Kurdistan region; Confirms oil discovery in Iraq's Peshkabir-1 well; resumes drilling operations in Yemen

July 5, 2012 5:58

Iraq picks Petrofac for $95 million contract

Iraq has picked British oil services firm Petrofac for a $95 million contract to carry out maintenance work for its new offshore terminals and sub-sea pipelines at the Gulf, an Iraqi oil official said on Monday.

June 18, 2012 6:12
Iraq Says OPEC Seeking World Oil Price Balance

Iraq Says OPEC Seeking World Oil Price Balance

OPEC is seeking a balance in world oil prices, but political instability rather than production issues are affecting the market price, Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul Kareem Luaibi said on Monday.

April 9, 2012 4:15
Sluggish—Shell, Iraq venture sets off to a sticky start

Sluggish—Shell, Iraq venture sets off to a sticky start

Lack of oil and gas laws and the presence of deal opposition could complicate Iraq’s venture with Royal Dutch Shell, which is essential for its multibillion-dollar infrastructure plans.

August 23, 2011 1:29
In the Arabic press this week

In the Arabic press this week

Kipp takes a look at some editorials from the Arabic press. This week: A Letter to the upcoming oil minister of Iraq; WikiLeaks quake: Day two; A nuclear double standards.

December 10, 2010 3:08

Iraq oil output may hit 8 mln bpd by 2017

Iraq has signed deals with international oil companies following auctions last year.

November 29, 2010 1:50

Japan eyes Iraq oil sector, cautious on security

Japanese companies cautious over Iraq investment.

October 7, 2010 3:50

Iraq’s proven oil reserves rise to 143 bln barrels

Work by big oil companies boosts reserves.

October 4, 2010 10:40

Iraq eyes oil firms funding for export projects

Iraq hopes IOCs can fund export infrastructure.

September 27, 2010 9:45