Posts Tagged ‘contractor’
Former Oil Minister and Chief Advisor to the Iraqi Prime Minister Thamir al-Ghadban talks to Ruba Husari in London April 29, 2009
Q: What are the chances that the first bid round concludes according to schedule this summer?
A: Based on what has been done so far starting from the announcement of the first licensing round last year and all the steps that followed, including the road-show in London, the workshop in Istanbul, the continuous updating of the contracts and other documents and the main milestones like the final tender …
19 December 2008
Iraq’s latest draft model contract for its first postwar bid round, recently made available to participating firms, has failed to bridge the gap between the oil ministry and international oil companies, analysis of the latest text reveals. The two sides may struggle to narrow their differences in the short time frame announced by Baghdad, which aims to publish the final technical service contract by April 2009 and award contracts by the summer.
In a bid to safeguard its sovereignty and refute criticism for offering oil-producing fields on …