Posts Tagged ‘Khashm al-Ahmar’
26 December 2008
Iraq’s oil ministry decided Wednesday to launch its second postwar bid round for oil and gas field development with 14 oil fields and two gas fields spread over Iraq’s regions, ministry sources said Wednesday. The official announcement will be made by Iraqi Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani in Baghdad on Dec. 31.
Opinions in the ministry are divided over whether Iraq should launch a new bidding round before the first one has been concluded or has made significant progress. The first licensing round was announced at the end …
24 February 2003
Having missed the boat on sales of natural gas by pipeline to Turkey, despite signing a memorandum of understanding in 1996, Iraqi officials are now drawing up plans to enter the broader international gas market.
These include proposals to join a regional gas pipeline network, as well as construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in southern Iraq.
Boosting Iraq’s natural gas reserves and export capabilities is one of the top priorities in a newly launched 10-year plan drawn up by the Oil Ministry.
“There is …