Iraq

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April 18, 2022
Iraq’s cabinet may reactivate a deal with Halliburton Co. to drill wells in a western gas field in Akkas next month, Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told local media.
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March 31, 2022
Iraq’s government has told Kurdistan to transfer its oil and gas activities to a new company ahead of Baghdad’s takeover of the region’s operations, according to a document seen by Bloomberg.
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February 22, 2022
Iraq is in talks with Halliburton Co. and Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to carry out oil and gas developments in the west of the country.
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February 16, 2022
Iraq’s Federal Supreme Court ruled that Kurdistan shouldn’t produce and export oil and gas independent of the central government in Baghdad.
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January 05, 2022
Iraq approved a state company’s potential purchase of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s interest in a huge oil field in the south of the country.
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December 13, 2021
Halliburton Co. denied reports that it’s in talks to buy Exxon Mobil Corp.’s stake in the huge West Qurna-1 oil field in southern Iraq.
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November 11, 2021
OPEC+ is focused on ensuring a steady supply of crude to global markets and isn’t targeting a specific price, Iraqi Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar said Thursday.
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November 01, 2021
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s multiyear effort to extricate itself from a groundbreaking Iraqi oil deal may hinge on the involvement of one of the world’s biggest frackers.
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October 29, 2021
A daily increase of 400,000 barrels in oil output would be enough to meet demand, according to Iraqi Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar.
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September 21, 2021
OPEC and its allies can likely continue reviving oil production, two key Middle East members said as the group prepares to consider its next supply hike.
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September 14, 2021
Iraq cut the price of its banner crude for U.S. customers sharply, a bold deviation from what Saudi Arabia chose to do with its own barrels just a few days ago.
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September 02, 2021
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries lifted output by 290,000 barrels a day, slightly more than stipulated by its road map for restoring output, according to a survey. Saudi Arabia and Iraq were the main drivers of the increase.
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August 27, 2021
Iraq’s regional allies stressed the need to provide support to an OPEC member struggling to rebuild after decades of ruinous wars, in a conference that also afforded a platform for meetings between longtime rivals.
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August 25, 2021
BP and PetroChina formed a joint venture to manage the giant Rumaila field in Iraq, an operating structure the British oil major has adopted in other parts of the world as it focuses on the energy transition.
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July 30, 2021
Russia’s Lukoil PJSC is retracting its decision to sell its stake in West Qurna-2 field in the south to Chinese companies, according to Iraqi state-run newspaper Al-Sabah.
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July 27, 2021
Proserv Controls has secured a significant contract to manufacture and deliver 22 wellhead control panels to the Basra Oil Company for use on the Majnoon Oil Field in southern Iraq.
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July 23, 2021
Iraq is spending billions of dollars to ramp up gas production and reduce its reliance on imports from Iran, which it uses primarily to power its electricity plants.
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July 05, 2021
BP Plc and Russia’s Lukoil PJSC want to sell down their assets in Iraq, according to the country’s oil minister.
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April 15, 2021
Iraq’s oil ministry took the unusual step of saying it’s in talks with U.S. companies about the possibility of them buying Exxon’s 32.7% stake in the field in southern Iraq, near the city of Basra.
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March 26, 2021
Iraq is discussing a deal with Total SE to build large infrastructure installations, develop oil fields and produce gas, Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Asharq News, saying “the agreement is giant, and the volume of the investment exceeds $7 billion.”
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March 18, 2021
The facility which Petrofac will continue to manage is one of the largest in the Gulf, and handles around 55% of Iraq’s crude oil exports.
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