Iraq's Badra gas plant. Exploration & Production

Don’t talk about religion, politics or Kurdistan

The investment of Russian companies in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has drawn ire from Baghdad.

By The Wildcat 15 December 2017
Exploration & Production

Iraqi oil ministry sets 15 October date to sign Akkas gas field contract

Iraq's cabinet has approved a contract with South Korea's Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) to develop the Akkas gas field in Iraq’s western Anbar province, an oil ministry source told Reuters on Tuesday.

28 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Multi-billion barrel Shaikan holds gas potential

Gulf Keystone Petroleum expects to find more gas in the Shaikan field in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, which will help fuel the company’s facilities at the field, and may even lead to it exporting gas.

28 September 2011
LNG

HSBC and Emirates NBD to lend $200 million to Dubai’s Hassyan IPP

Soaring demand for electricity across the Gulf Corporation Council has led to a surge in power project proposals, backed by private investors and international lenders.

27 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Insurance groups to offer Iraq-specific cover for drilling rigs

Global insurance group Marsh and the Arab Anglo Insurance Brokers (AAIB) are looking to capitalise on drilling activity in Iraq by offering specific insurance for operators there.

26 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Exploiting Lebanon’s gas resources still a long way off

The waters of the East Mediterranean are estimated to hold 3.5 trillion cubic metres of gas. Pursuing gas exploration is a top priority for Lebanon, which is highly dependent on gas imports. However,

23 September 2011
Exploration & Production

KRG transparency initiative likely to be a “political move”

Oil and gas companies operating in Kurdistan have welcomed the oil ministry’s announcement on Tuesday to put all signed production sharing contracts (PSCs) into the public domain.

22 September 2011
LNG

LNG shipping’s growth spurt

As LNG shipping enters a new growth phase, Andy Flower wonders whether it will last.

21 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Kurdistan PSC contracts made public

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is boosting its transparency credentials by making all production sharing contracts (PSCs) signed with foreign oil companies available to the public on its website.

21 September 2011
LNG

Yemen LNG plant unaffected by protests

Escalating violence in the capital of Yemen has not impacted operations at the Total-led Yemen LNG (YLNG) project at the port of Balhaf.

20 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Gulf Keystone raises $200 million to prove up Kurdistan reserves

Kurdistan-focused Gulf Keystone has raised $200 million through a share placement. The company placed 91.1 million new shares at $2.2 each, 18% lower than Friday’s closing share price of $2.67.

20 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Saudi non-associated gas push changes game for oil-fixated kingdom

Saudi Arabia is waking up to the reality that the volume of crude available for export may be in decline – threatening its role as OPEC’s ‘swing’ producer. Saudi policy makers are making a concerted push to bring non-associated natural gas supplies on stream.

16 September 2011
Companies & Finance

Firms launch Brunei LNG liquefaction JV

A group of five international energy companies have launched a joint venture to develop a $10 billion LNG liquefaction terminal in Brunei.

16 September 2011
Companies & Finance

Gazprom inks membership agreement in Eni Elephant project in Libya

Russian gas giant Gazprom and Italian multinational Eni have signed an agreement giving the Russian company entry into Eni's Elephant field in Libya, Interfax reported on Friday.

16 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Success of Iraq’s next oil and gas licensing round depends on higher remuneration fees

Iraq’s fourth licensing round is likely be fiercely competitive, forcing the 46 pre-qualified bidders to assess whether access to oil and gas is “more important than remuneration for extracting them”, Rami Abdulkarim, a petroleum analyst at IHS Energy told Interfax.

15 September 2011
Exploration & Production

Shaikan reserves more than double, shares fall

UK-listed Gulf Keystone reported a 150% increase in estimated reserves at the Shaikan field in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq on Wednesday.

14 September 2011
Policy & Regulation

Iraq prepares for fourth licensing round

Iraq has lined up 46 pre-qualified bidders for its exploration licensing round early next year showing that, despite the failure of the government to pass a new oil and gas law, interest in the countr

14 September 2011
Companies & Finance

Gazprom to sign new deal on Elephant project in Libya

Russia's Gazprom Neft and Italy's Eni will sign a new agreement on the former's involvement in the Elephant project in Libya during the economic forum in Sochi on 16 September, sources at Gazprom told Interfax on Tuesday.

13 September 2011
Exploration & Production

The Cypriot Electric Authority mulls minority stake in LNG plant

The Electric Authority of Cyprus (EAC) met with Israel’s Delek Group and Texas-based Noble Energy on Monday to discuss the possibility of taking a stake in a planned LNG liquefaction plant in Cyprus, spokesperson Costa Gavrielides told Interfax today.

13 September 2011
Exploration & Production

'No problems' with Shell gas-gathering deal, says Iraqi oil ministry

There are “no problems” with Shell’s $17 billion gas-gathering deal in Iraq, the country’s oil minister Abdul-Kareem Luaibi told Dow Jones on Sunday.

12 September 2011
Companies & Finance

Tony Hayward to quit TNK-BP board to focus on Kurdistan operations

The former head of BP, Tony Hayward, is stepping down from TNK-BP’s board to devote himself to Vallares, which is finalising a $2.1 billion to buy Turkey’s Genel Energy and explore one of the “last great oil and gas frontiers”.

12 September 2011

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