Posts Tagged ‘Landmark’
18 January 2005
Iraq’s oil ministry has awarded contracts for reservoir studies at its giant Kirkuk and Rumaila oil fields to UK major BP and UK-based Exploration Consultants Ltd. (ECL), a senior Iraqi official said Friday.
Royal Dutch/Shell will also play a supporting role to the oil ministry on the Kirkuk study under a technical service agreement, the official added — which will include the Anglo-Dutch major financing that field’s reservoir work.
ECL came out as the big winner in the tender, which was first issued in June. It was …
7 July 2005
Regardless of its official name, Iraq Oil Exploration Co. (IOEC) has done little in the way of exploration for the past 15 years — and is unlikely to start exploring the country’s vast areas anytime soon, in the absence of seismic equipment and trained staff.
However, since the collapse of the Baath regime in 2003, the company has been focusing on building a modern National Data Center and is busy reacquiring field data it lost in the postwar chaos, according to an IOEC official.
“During its 40 …