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  • 23 September 2015

    Iran and Iraq have finalized the development plan for construction of the gas pipeline to carry gas to Iraq’s city of Basra.

  • 29 July 2013

    By execution of gas contract with Iraq in the first phase, Iran will be able to provide 65 to 70 percent of Baghdad, and 30 to 35 percent of total Iraq’s gas needs, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Javad Owji said. Owji stated last year Iran’s gas imports stood at 4 […]

  • 9 December 2013

    Iraq’s Deputy Minister of Electricity Adel Hamid Mahdi said that Tehran and Baghdad will soon finalize a deal under which Iran will pump natural gas to its western neighbor to fuel power plants in the southern Iraqi province of Basra. He went on to say that gas exports to Baghdad will begin next July, with […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Gulf Bridge International (GBI) landed in Al Faw the first subsea cable providing connectivity to Iraq. With broadband penetration in Iraq currently standing at less than 3%, the connection marks a significant milestone for the nation’s telecom sector. GBI’s high-capacity system, which lands with The Iraqi Telecommunications and Post Company (ITPC), allows potential to significantly […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM) has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra (also known as Al Maqal Port). By expanding its operations to a second terminal, NAWAH is building upon its […]

  • 3 June 2013

    Iraq’s electricity ministry said it has signed an initial agreement with Iran to import natural gas for power generation. Under the memorandum of understanding between the two neighbors, Iran will install a pipeline through Iraq and supply it with gas that would be used to feed two power plants in Baghdad. Iraq will buy 25 […]

  • 14 September 2015

    National Iranian Gas Company can supply Iraq with 35 million cubic meters of gas on a daily basis given a new amendment to the gas export contract signed by the two neighboring Asian states.

  • 5 June 2012

    The Iranian oil minister, Rostam Qasemi has expressed satisfaction with the achievements of his recent three-day official visit to Iraq and the agreements reached during the trip, by the two neighboring states on energy cooperation. During the visit, Qasemi held fruitful dialogues with his Iraqi counterpart and Prime Minister Maliki on the export of Iranian […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Iran will start exporting natural gas to Iraq in the next 18 month, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Javad Owji announced. According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, he said, according to initial agreement with Iraq’s electricity ministry Iran will deliver 25 million cubic meters of gas […]

  • 6 April 2010

    An Italian group will begin construction in a month’s time on what will become Iraq’s largest shipping port, the Iraqi transport minister announced Monday. The facility at Fao, at the southernmost tip of the country, will be fed by a new rail line linking it to the Turkish border in the north, dramatically improving Iraq’s […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The fourth edition of the Iraq Mega Projects Conference and Exhibition organised by the CWC Group will open its doors on 1 October 2013 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre Sheikh Maktoum Hall. The two-day event, held under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoun bin Juma Al Maktoum, will gather investors […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      On June 17, the super crude carrier Jiuhuashan, carrying the first shipment of 2 million barrels of crude oil from Rumaila Oilfield, arrived at Dalian Port. Half of the oil will be processed at PetroChina Dalian Petrochemical Company. The carrier departed for China from Iraq’s Basra port on May 28 and sails about 6,500 […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Leighton Holdings Limited today announced that its subsidiary Leighton Offshore had been awarded a major contract by Iraq’s South Oil Company. The US$518 million contract forms part of the Crude Oil Export Facility Reconstruction Project (the “Sea Line Project”), which is financed and supported through the Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) Loan by Japan International […]

  • 22 July 2013

    Iran has signed an agreement with Iraq to deliver natural gas to its western neighbor, managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Javad Owji said. According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, the agreement was signed in the Iraqi capital by Iran’s Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi and his Iraqi […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Iran’s gas export pipeline will be able to provide at least 15 to 20 percent of Europe’s gas needs in the long term, caretaker of the National Iranian Gas Export Company (NIGEC), Hossein Bidarmaghz announced. He said that pipeline, which its construction is under study, has the potential to carry 110 million cubic meters of […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manila-based container terminal owner and operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has formally opened the first phase of the new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. According to ICTSI, total investment for the first phase development, the first foreign financed development of new port infrastructure in […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

      North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH) announced today that it has entered a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for the Ports of Iraq to modernize Maqal Port, a historic port located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway. As part of the agreement, the American […]

  • 3 October 2012

    North America Western Asia Holdings announced that it has entered a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for the Ports of Iraq to modernize Maqal Port, a historic port located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway. As part of the agreement, the American company will invest […]

  • 2 May 2013

    South Gas Company, Shell and Mitsubishi on Wednesday officially announced the commencement of operations of Basrah Gas Company, which will be the largest gas project in Iraq’s history and the world’s largest flares reduction project. Basrah Gas Company is a 25-year incorporated Joint Venture between Iraq’s South Gas Company holding 51% of its shares, Shell […]

  • 16 November 2011

    The Iraqi cabinet Tuesday approved an agreement with Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi Corporation, forming a joint venture to gather raw gas from three major oil fields, adding an important domestic energy source for Iraq and offering the potential for gas exports. The joint venture, held 51% by Iraq’s South Gas Company, 44% by Shell […]

  • 14 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Leighton Holdings Limited today announced that its subsidiary Leighton Offshore had been awarded a major contract by Iraq’s South Oil Company. The US$518 million contract forms part of the Crude Oil Export Facility Reconstruction Project (the “Sea Line Project”), which is financed and supported through the Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) Loan by Japan International […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Iran is ready to export gas to Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, Iranian Oil Ministry Spokesman, Alireza Nikzad Rahbar announced. He said that the construction of the 56-inch gas pipeline to Iraq has started, which is scheduled to come on-stream by next summer, Mehr news agency reported. He went on to say that, upon the completion […]